Zarina H. Syed, Senior Counsel
Zarina H. Syed
Senior Counsel
Tel: (212) 705-9845
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Professional Profile

Ms. Zarina Syed assists both corporate and individual clients in obtaining a variety of employment-based and family-based visas across industries including financial services, digital publishing, manufacturing, and eCommerce. Her extensive experience includes assisting with E, H, L, TN, and O non-immigrant visa matters, PERM labor certification, I-130, I-140, and I-485, among others. Ms. Syed also serves on the Firm’s Pro Bono Committee, where she has represented undocumented youth in both immigration deportation and state family court proceedings.

Memberships and Affiliations

New York State Bar Association, Special Committee on Immigration Representation
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Muslim Bar Association of New York
Volunteer Attorney, Safe Passage Immigration Project

Articles, Publications and Lectures

Panelist, “Party of Two at the Elvis Chapel: Marriage-Based Immigration Cases,” American Immigration Lawyers Association 2016 Annual Conference

“Safe Passage Immigration Project Capstone,” Justice Action Center, Volume IV, New York Law School

Awards and Recognition

New York Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016
Recipient of 2008 Joseph Solomon Public Interest Award
New York Law School Justice Action Center Affiliate


J.D., New York Law School
B.A., magna cum laude, International Relations/Political Science, Syracuse University

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department