Colleen A. Klanchnik, Associate
Colleen A. Klanchnik
Tel: (212) 705-9829
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Professional Profile

Colleen Klanchnik provids counsel on U.S. employment-based immigration matters.  She has worked with diverse corporate clients of varying sizes and industries, and with individuals. Ms. Klanchnik has advised clients regarding nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-2, and E-3 classifications, and permanent residence applications, including PERM, and EB-1 Multinational Manager, Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher immigrant petitions, and adjustment of status applications. She has counseled employers regarding I-9 and LCA compliance matters, and assisted physicians, scientists and other exchange visitors subject to the J-1 home residence requirement in obtaining J-1 waivers.

Ms. Klanchnik practiced for six years at a large international immigration law firm, and prior to that, she worked at a boutique immigration law firm in New York, New York. She also served as an intern for the Honorable Richard W. Goldberg on the U.S. Court of International Trade.

Memberships and Affiliations

Member, American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA)
Member, New York City Bar Association

Articles, Publications and Lectures

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


B.A. cum laude, Economics & Business, University of Pittsburgh, 2002
J.D. Hofstra University School of Law, 2005
Member, Hoftstra Law Review
Supervising Senior Editor for Notes & Comments, Hoftstra Journal of International Business & Law

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions

Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, Second Department