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Robert K. D’Andrea

Founding Partner

Robert K. D’Andrea is the founding member of D’Andrea Law Corporation, PLC and has almost two decades of experience in the practice of immigration law. He is licensed to practice immigration law in all 50 states and is admitted to the Washington D.C. Bar, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, D.C. District Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of D.C.

Mr. D’Andrea has received numerous awards and ratings including a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating, Top 100 Lawyers by American Society of Legal Advocates, “10 Best” Immigration Attorneys by American Institute of Legal Counsel, 5.0 out of 5.0 client rating by Martindale-Hubbell, Top Lawyers in California by American Lawyer Media and others. He is well known for his immigration work with research scientists, universities, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Before opening his own private practice, Mr. D’Andrea was a managing partner at one of the largest immigration law firms in the country. He has successfully represented thousands of employers, employees, investors, families, and other immigrant and nonimmigrant foreign nationals across the globe. He has counseled corporate clients in the health care, science, entertainment, technology, investment, communication, import and export, education, athletic, fine art, and manufacturing industries.

Committed to public service, Mr. D’Andrea offers pro bono immigration service to active-duty United States military soldiers. He is also a former missionary in Colorado and surrounding states where he developed a passionate duty for service to the community.

Practice Areas:

  • Investment
  • Business
  • Employment
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Appeals

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Washington D.C. Bar
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • D.C. District Court of Appeals
  • Superior Court of D.C.

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Washington D.C. Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Immigration Section)
  • Orange County Bar Association

Education:

  • Oklahoma City University, School of Law, JD
  • Oklahoma City University, Meinders School of Business, MBA
  • Brigham Young University, BS

Representative Cases:

  • Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District (BALCA)

Awards:

  • 10.0 Superb rating, Avvo, 2017
  • Top Attorney, Who’s Who Top Attorneys of North America, 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
  • “10 Best” Immigration Attorneys      American Institute of Legal Counsel        2016
  • 5.0 out of 5.0 client rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Best Firm for Immigration Matters – California, AI Global, 2015
  • Top Experts, Worldwide Registry, 2014
  • Top Lawyers in California, American Lawyer Media, 2013
  • Client’s Choice Award, Avvo, 2012

Speaking Engagements:

  • Transportation Engineers, TRB Seminar, EB1A Extraordinary Ability, 2014 to 2017
  • Advanced PERM Employment Immigration Process, PERM Labor Certification, 2017
  • U.S. Green Card Investments, EB-5 Investment, 2015
  • Investing in the U.S., EB-5 Investor Visas, 2012
  • Riverside Bar Association, CLE conference, CLE series H-1B Visas, 2010
  • U.S. Immigration, O-1 Extraordinary Ability Petitions, 2005
  • Immigration topics, Labor Certification – Reduction in Recruitment vs. Traditional, 2005
  • Nuts and bolts immigration series, Comparing SVP and Zone Levels, 2004
  • HR Development Conference CLE series, Labor Certification, 2003
  • Nuts and bolts immigration series, Preparing the LCA, 2002
  • Nuts and bolts immigration series, H1B Specialty Occupation Petition Preparation, 2002

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Former LDS Missionary in Colorado
  • U.S. Military Immigration Assistance, 2004 to Present

Susu D’Andrea

Partner

Susu advises and represents clients in a wide range of U.S. immigration matters, including permanent residence application based on family or employment petitions, investor visas such as EB-5 immigrant investor and E-2 treaty visas, temporary work visas and naturalization. Susu has helped individuals and families worldwide with all of their U.S. immigration needs. She also works with foreign businesses and employers on foreign executive or manager transfers, entity formation, corporate governance and compliance matters.

USCIS currently requires in-person interview for most permanent residency applicants. Susu prepares and accompanies clients to USCIS for family and employment-based adjustment of status interviews, and naturalization interviews, ensuring that the applicants’ legal rights are protected. She is admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Susu graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Development Studies. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern Law School. During law school, Susu worked for Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. She was a member of the EB-5 Immigrant investor team where she assisted foreign investors on the requirements and ramifications of the EB-5 program. Susu was also a member the Immigration Law Clinic where she represented victims of domestic violence in U visa cases. In addition, she clerked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and served as a Research Assistant to faculty. Susu was awarded Finalist Writer for the Intramural Moot Court Competition and CALI Excellence Award for receiving the highest grade in Immigration Law.

In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling with her husband and hanging with her dog Mochi.

Practice Areas:

  • Investment immigration
  • Employment-based immigration
  • Family-based Immigration
  • Incorporation
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Appeals & Motion to Reopen/Reconsider

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of California

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Education

  • Southwestern Law School, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Speaking Engagements:

  • Transportation Engineers, TRB Seminar, EB1A Extraordinary Ability, 2014 to 2017
  • U.S. Green Card Investments, EB-5 Investment, 2015

Pro Bono Activities:

  • U.S. Military Immigration Assistance, 2013 to Present

Michael J. D’Andrea

U.S. Immigration Attorney Michael J. D’Andrea is a highly experienced crusader for clients seeking immigrant and non-immigrant visas in the United States and abroad. He specializes in family based immigration, naturalization, waivers, appeals, deportation defense and employment based matters. He has successfully appealed numerous adverse immigration service decisions regarding employment and family based cases. Mr. D’Andrea has counseled and defended clients in state criminal proceedings with related cross-over immigration matters. He is also an advocate for increasing the number of business related visas issued by USCIS.

Practice Areas:

  • Business
  • Employment
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Naturalization
  • Appeals
  • Deportation Defense
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of Texas

Court Admission

  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, B.S., 2000

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
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