Colleen A. Klanchnik

Associate

D (212) 705-9829F (212) 688-8315cklanchnik@gibney.com Connect
Colleen A. Klanchnik

Colleen provides counsel on U.S. employment-based immigration matters, both in the immigrant and nonimmigrant context, with a focus on securing U.S. permanent residence and maintenance of U.S. work authorization. She provides guidance on:

  • PERM labor certification permanent residence applications
  • Nonimmigrant visas H-1B, L-1, TN and E-3 classifications
  • EB-1 Multinational Manager immigrant petitions
  • Adjustment of status applications
  • I-9 and Labor Condition Application compliance

She has worked with diverse corporate clients of varying sizes and industries, as well as with individuals. Her work includes Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher and National Interest Waiver immigrant petitions, O-1 nonimmigrant petitions and J-1 waivers for physicians, scientists and other exchange visitors subject to the J-1 home residence requirement.

Colleen served as an intern for Judge Richard W. Goldberg on the U.S. Court of International Trade.

education

  • Hofstra University, School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., cum laude, Economics and Business

bar admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

court admissions

  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division

Awards & Recognition

  • Hofstra Law Review
  • Hofstra Journal of International Business & Law

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • New York City Bar Association

 

 

Articles, Publications & Lectures

Articles

  • United States-European Union Dispute on Foreign Source Income, Export Activity, and the Extraterritorial Income Exclusion Act, 33 Hofstra Law Review 331, 2004
  • Journal of International Business and Law 143, 2004

 

Practices

education

  • Hofstra University, School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., cum laude, Economics and Business

bar admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

court admissions

  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division