Edward Steven Reisman

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Author: "Federal 'Export Trading Company' Program Removes Many Anti-Trust Hurdles for American Exporters," Bulletin of the Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce, October 1992; "The Absence of a Common Descent Myth for Russia," Russian History, 1988; "The Cult of Boris and Gleb," Russian Review,1978. Attorney/Consultant, HIAS/Council Services, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000. Assistant District Counsel, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Los Angeles, California, 1996-1999. Attorney, Office of the Chief Counsel for Import Attorney, 1992-1996 and Attorney-Advisor, Honors Program, 1991-1993, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington D.C. Attorney-Advisor, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 1992. Attorney-Advisor and Law Clerk, 1990 and 1991-1992, Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Immigration and Nationality Law
  • Asylum
  • Business Immigration
  • Citizenship
  • Deportation
  • Employment Authorizations
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Visas
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Permanent Visas
  • Political Asylum
  • Refugee Law
  • Religious Visas
  • Removal Proceedings
  • Visas

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-625-9142  Phone
310-339-6670  Phone
310-310-3295  Fax
University Attended:
University of Rochester, B.A., History and Russian, cum laude, with high distinction in History, 1976; University of Chicago, M.A., History, 1980; University of Chicago, Ph.D., History, 1987
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
2004, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1993, District of Columbia; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 1991, Maryland; 1998, California; 1993, U.S. Court of International Trade
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Section on Immigration); State Bar of California; District of Columbia Bar; Maryland State Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Special Agencies:
U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Department of State; U.S. Department of Labor; U.S. Department of Justice/Executive Office for Immigration Review (including Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals).
Russian (Spoken) and German (Spoken) and Polish (Read) and French (Read) and Latin (Read) and Greek (Read) and Hebrew (Read)
Birth Information:
New York, New York, February 17, 1954
Reported Cases:
In re J-P, Board of Immigration Appeals Interim Decision No.3348; In the Matter of: Live Swine from Canada, NAFTA Secretariat No. USA-94-1904-01 (May 30, 1995), Department aff'd on remand (September 27, 1995); In the Matter of: Color Picture Tubes from Canada, NAFTA Secretariat No. USA-95-1904-03 (May 6, 1996); Saarstahl AG v. United States, 78 F.3d 1539 (Fed. Cir. 1996); Mitsubishi Electronic Industries (Canada) v. Brown, Secretary of Commerce, 917 F.Supp. 836 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1996); UCF America Inc. v. United States, 919 F.Supp. 435 (Ct. Int-l Trade 1996); National Steel Corporation et al. v. United States, 870 F.Supp. 1130 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1994), remanded, 913 F.Supp. 593 (1996), Department aff'd on reremand, 929 F.Supp. 1577 (1996); Manifattura Emmepi v. United States, 17 CIT 1033 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1993).
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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