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Paul Rajan
Founding Partner, Rajan & Rajan LLP
40 years
Family | Immigration | Real Estate | Traffic | Wills & Estates | New Jersey bar | New York bar
Education

• J.D., Seton Hall University, NJ
• M.B.A, M.S. (Civil Engineering), Rutgers University, NJ
• B.E. (Civil Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, India

Brief

• Multiple decades of experience in all areas of U.S. business and family immigration, real estate and business transactions, family law and other civil and municipal matters
• Co-authors “Immigration Matters”, a monthly immigration article published in various periodicals throughout the New Jersey, New York and Connecticut areas to provide the latest updates and happenings within the realm of immigration law
• Serves as the founder and founding President of the Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce
• Widely recognized as a pillar of the South Asian Community, both as a lawyer and for his fervent community leadership
• Active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), New Jersey State Bar, South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
• Licensed as a mortgage banker in the state of New Jersey

Thomas P. Ehrlich
Self-employed
16 years
DUI/DWI | Expungements | Personal Injury | Traffic | New Jersey bar
Education
  • J.D., Widener University School of Law, DE
  • B.A., Rutgers University, NJ
Brief

• Specialize in DWI/DUI, traffic and vehicular crimes, criminal law and appeals
• Helped thousands of clients across New Jersey
• Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA), New Jersey State Bar

Brian T. Goldenfarb
Law Office of Brian T. Goldenfarb, P.C.
23 years
DUI/DWI | Expungements | Family | Personal Injury | Traffic | New Jersey Bar
Education
  • J.D., Widener University School of Law, DE
  • B.A., Temple University, PA
Brief
  • Accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with the highest rating of an A+
  • Has obtained a $3.25 Million Dollar settlement on a personal injury case
  • Aggressively represents Clients in Family Law and Matrimonial matters
  • Successfully tried cases throughout many counties in New Jersey
  • Regularly appears in Municipal Courts and Superior Courts in Middlesex County,
    Somerset County, Mercer County and Monmouth Counties
  • Recognized by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense, as one of the top 100 DWI
    Attorneys in the State of New Jersey (2016)
  • Recipient of a Client Distinguished Award for excellence in the Practice of Law
  • Personally handles all matters and is accessible outside of normal business hours
Mahesh Rajan
Managing Partner, Rajan & Rajan LLP
18 years
| Family | Labor & Employment | Real Estate | Traffic | Wills & Estates | New Jersey | New York
Education
  • J.D., Seton Hall University, NJ
  • M.B.A., Seton Hall University, NJ
  • B.A. (Finance & Operations Management), Boston University, MA
Brief
  • Experienced in negotiating and closing complex commercial matters and guiding companies through multi-million-dollar transactions
  • Handled some of the most complex civil and matrimonial cases in the state of New Jersey
  • Handles DUI, Drug and Traffic offences throughout the state of New Jersey
  • Specializes in the purchase and sale of franchise and non-franchise establishments, hospitality, liquor licenses and pharmacies
  • Founding Vice President of the New Jersey chapter of South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
  • Served on New Jersey District VIII Ethics Committee
  • Active member of the New Jersey State Bar
Lori Hager, Esq.
Counsel, Myers Wolin, LLC
18 years | Intellectual Property
New Jersey | District of Columbia
Education
  • J.D., Seton Hall School of Law, Newark, NJ
  • B.S., University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Brief
  • Experienced in all phases of litigation including jury trials, bench trials, appellate practice, arbitration, and mediation
  • Assists clients with the efficient creation and utilization intellectual property portfolios by drafting effective license agreements, concurrent use agreements, and collaboration agreements.
  • Served as judicial clerk for the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, Assignment Judge for the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County.
  • Supports clients in their efforts to monetize intellectual property by using the most creative and cost-effective legal solutions.
Harris Wolin, Esq.
Partner, Myers Wolin, LLC
24 years | Intellectual Property
New York | New Jersey | Pennsylvania | District of Columbia
Education
  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY
  • B.S. cum laude (Mechanical Engineering), Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Brief
  • Extensive law firm and corporate experience
  • Concentrates practice in the areas of domestic and international intellectual property law; patent and trademark preparation and prosecution; opinions on patentability, invalidity, and right to use; litigation support; and counselling companies in connection with securing and expanding intellectual property rights worldwide.
  • Specializes in providing strategic and commercial counselling to leverage intellectual property strategies and to maximize and achieve business objectives.
  • Has corporate experience with major multinational consumer products company
Vinay Malik, Esq.
Partner, Mannava & Kang,P.C | President & Founder, VKM Law group
13 years | Intellectual Property | Immigration
Commonwealth of Virginia | New Jersey | New York | District of Columbia
Education
  • J. D., magna cum laude, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA
  • M. S (Telecommunication Engineering), high honors, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Australia)
  • B. S (Electrical Engineering), honors, University of Mumbai (India)
Brief
  • Provides Immigration Law services to help clients obtain immigrant visas, non-immigrant visas, and US citizenship
  • Handles patent procurement, patent litigation matters, IP due diligence projects, and overall IP portfolio management
  • Extensive litigation experience to draft patents that are likely to withstand the rigors of examination not only at the USPTO but also by opposing counsel, judges, and juries
  • Worked as in-house counsel for Accenture LLP where he managed a portion of Accenture’s IP portfolio
  • Started legal career by working as a student associate at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, and Dunner LLP and then as an associate at DLA Piper LLP US where he worked on a variety of patent procurement and patent litigation projects
Mala Bajpai, Esq.
Attorney (self-employed)
18 years | Immigration
California state bar
Education
  • J.D., Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
  • B.S. (International Studies, Political Science), Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Brief
  • Interned as a speechwriter at the United Nations in the Office of the Secretary General Kofi Annan, Arizona Senator Jon Kyl and did asylum work at the Human Rights Project
  • Following law school, worked as an Associate Attorney at Liebert Cassidy Whitmore in Los Angeles doing public sector employment law
  • Has defended and advised California police departments, school districts and community colleges in litigation, administrative hearings, trainings and immigrations matters such as I-9 compliance and visa sponsorship.
  • Experienced in doing employment based and family-based visas and interviews, as well as appearing in immigration court
  • Opened own practice in 2006, merging significant prior experience in immigration and employment law
Paola M. Ledesma, Esq.
Attorney (self-employed)
9 years | Immigration
New York state bar
Education
  • Master of Law (LL.M), Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC
  • Law degree (JD equivalent), Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (Mexico)
Brief
  • Strongly involved and committed to help the Hispanic and minority communities in the United States
  • Worked as an Associate Attorney at Hatch Immigration Law Office in Greenville, North Carolina, helping clients to obtain a variety of immigration benefits
  • Worked at the Business and Economic Development Center of the University of Washington, School of Business, in Seattle, Washington, where she created programs for minority business owners
  • Worked for 5 years at the Secretary of Economy in the State of Tamaulipas in Mexico, before moving to the United States
Snehal Batra, Esq.
Managing Attorney, Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C.
19 years | Immigration
New Jersey bar
Education
  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, NJ
  • B.A. (Political Science), Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Brief
  • Experienced in handling all areas of U.S. business, family immigration and Naturalization
  • Represents US businesses of all sizes with L-1A, H-1B, TN, O-1 and other employment visas
  • Assists students obtain F-1 visas and transition to H-1B and green cards
  • Represents clients for Waivers, U Visas, VAWA, Removal cases
  • Represents foreign investors with EB-5 and E-2 visas
  • Handles site visits, FDNS Investigations, DOL Wage & Hour Audits related to H-1B
  • Active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), New Jersey State Bar, South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
  • Chair, Immigration Law Section of Somerset County Bar Association
  • Frequently quoted in the Times of India newspaper on immigration issues
  • Advisor to InstaLaw
Sheetal A. Patel, Esq.
Member, Pasricha & Patel LLC
20+years | Immigration Law
New Jersey
Education
  • B.A., Rutgers University
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law
Brief
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law including employment-based and family- based petitions.
  • Successfully represented clients from diversified industries including information technology, start- ups, finance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical, universities, hospitality management, restaurants and retail businesses.
  • Frequently practices and counsels clients in areas including H-1B Visa, L-1 Visa, TN, EB-1, PERM/Labor Certification, Adjustment of Status, Citizenship and Family Based cases such as marriage based and family based permanent residency applications.
  • Passionate about involvement in the community and donates significant time and resources to help victims of abuse, especially women and children.
Amit R Vig
Managing Counsel, ARV Law Office
20 years | Canada Immigration | Business & Corporate Law | Litigation
Alberta, Canada | Ontario, Canada | Delhi, India
Education
  • Certificate of Canadian Legal Qualification, NCA – Federation of Law Societies of Canada, ON
  • International Business Management – George Brown, Toronto
  • Bachelors of Laws (LLB) – Delhi University, New Delhi, India
  • Bachelors in Economics (Honours) – Delhi University, New Delhi, India
  • Certified British Advocacy Skills Training, UK
  • Active Member – Law Society of Alberta; Law Society of Ontario; Bar Council of Delhi, India
Brief
  • Specialises in Immigration matters both at Federal and Provincial level, including areas of refugee claims, deportation and citizenship.
  • Prior to practicing immigration law in Canada, practiced as a corporate lawyer in India for over 15 years, working on major power projects and various infrastructure construction projects like dams, bridges, metro lines, finance.
  • Experienced in various corporate matters of foreign investment, contracts, information technology, regulatory, corporate governance matters and litigation.
  • Active member of the Alberta and Ontario Bar in Canada and is also the New Delhi Bar in India.
  • Regularly volunteers at the Calgary Legal Guidance Pro Bono.