John F. L'Esperance

John F. L'Esperance: Attorney with Duane Morris LLP
  • Partner at Duane Morris LLP (889 Attorneys)
  • 505 9th Street, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004
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John F. L'Esperance practices in the areas of immigration and nationality law. He provides U.S. and global companies with a full range of immigration and naturalization legal services, including labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions and applications to adjust status or for consular processing, as well as nonimmigrant visa petitions for new-hire employees, intracompany transferees and specialty occupations. Among Mr. L'Esperance's clients are technology companies, including one of the world's leading developers and providers of information-infrastructure technology. He also represents foundations, universities, hospitals and healthcare institutions, including the Devereux Foundation.

Mr. L'Esperance is a graduate of District of Columbia School of Law and a graduate of Castleton State College.


•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2010-present
•Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
- Senior Associate, 2005-2010
•Baumann DeSeve & Landau
- Associate, 2000-2005
•Law Offices of John F. L'Esperance
- Solo Practitioner, 1996-1999

Selected Speaking Engagements

•Speaker, Immigration Options Post-Graduation, St. Thomas University in Miami, November 20, 2014

Selected Publications

•Co-author, USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions Via Computer-Generated Process, Duane Morris Alert, May 4, 2015
•Author, Fiscal Year 2014 H-1B Cap Season, Duane Morris Alert, February 11, 2013
•Author, Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B Cap Update: Count as of May 25, 2012, Duane Morris Alert, May 31, 2012
•Author, Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B Cap Update, Duane Morris Alert, May 23, 2012
•Co-author, Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B Cap Count as of May 11, 2012, Duane Morris Alert, May 18, 2012

Honors and Awards

•Referenced in Legal 500 U.S.- Leading Lawyers for Immigration 2015
•Listed in Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, 2015
•Listed in Global Directory of Who's Who, 2011

(Also at Boca Raton, FL Office)

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Immigration and Nationality Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
561 962 2114  Phone
202 478 2997  Fax
University Attended:
Castleton State College, B.S.B.A.
Law School Attended:
District of Columbia School of Law, J.D.
Year of First admission:
1996, Florida; 2002, District of Columbia

Professional Activities

•American Immigration Lawyers Association

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