Press/Speaking

Berardi Immigration Law is a Buffalo-based firm focused on helping corporations and individuals transfer to the U.S.

Our team of legal professionals is available for press and speaking engagements
by request. You can contact us here.

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ROSANNA BERARDI, ESQ.

Managing Partner of Berardi Immigration Law, Rosanna is a leader in identifying emerging trends in adjudication procedures and immigration law. She’s an experienced speaker and media source on immigration-related issues.

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JENNIFER BEHM, ESQ.

Jennifer advises multinational companies and individual clients on all aspects of immigration law, including employment-based nonimmigrant visas, NAFTA matters, family and employment-based green cards, and criminal waivers.

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GABRIELLA AGOSTINELLI, ESQ.

Gabriella advises clients on numerous aspects of immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, family and employment-based green cards, criminal waivers, and NAFTA matters.

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ARTICLES

  • “Crossing the border with old convictions” (The Lawyers Weekly)
  • “The Road to Independence: 101 women’s journeys to starting their own law firms”
  • “U.S. quotas hinder employment visas” (Buffalo Law Journal)
  • “The Inspection Process: Primary vs. Secondary Inspection”
  • “Buffalo area immigration attorneys debate sanctuary cities (Buffalo Law Journal)
  • “Beyond borders: Employment & Immigration” (Canadian Lawyer InHouse)
  • “My Legal Life: An Interview With Rosanna Berardi” (lawyermonthly.com)
  • “Chamber Member Success Showcase Honors Two Members”
  • “40 Under 40 winners announced” (Buffalo Business First)
  • “Could Canada’s politicians be denied U.S. entry because they smoked pot?” (Global News)
  • “Small-Firm Profile: Berardi Immigration Law” (Buffalo Law Journal)
  • “Consulate Closing in Buffalo Creates Massive Backlog” (WGRZ.com)
  • “CROSS BORDER LAW: Many Canadians hold misconceptions about crossing the American Border” (The Lawyers Weekly)

PRESENTATIONS 

  • “Immigration Options for International Students” – D’Youville, Nov. 18, 2009
  • “Immigration Issues for Financial Aid Officers” – NYSFAAA 42, Oct. 19, 2010
  • “OY Canada! DWI Consequences” – Erie County Bar Assn., Oct. 20, 2010
  • “Do’s and Don’t’s of Cross Border Travel” – BNTP, March 1, 2011
  • “Moving South: Expanding Your Businesses into the U.S.” – Binational Dialogues Summit Economic Development Breakout Session, March 12, 2011
  • ATA Legal/Educational Immigration Seminar, Oct. 14, 2014
  • “Canada/U.S. Border Update: Practice & Policy in the U.S.” – AILA 6th Annual Canada/U.S. Border Immigration Conference, Oct. 17, 2014
  • Binational Tourism and Economic Alliance 2011 Annual Conference, March 10-11, 2011
  • AILA Upstate NY Chapter Annual Northern Border Conference and CLE, Sept. 25, 2015 (Rosanna Berardi was a panel member/leader, and Jennifer Behm was a speaker)
  • “Getting a Tee Time for your 4 Some – O and P visas for Multiple Performers,” AILA Southern California Winter CLE, February 2015
  • “Entering the United States for Business Purposes,” Gowlings Waterloo Region Office, Nov. 25, 2010
  • “Cross Border Opportunities”, IIDEXCanada 2015 Conference, Toronto, Canada, December 3, 2015 (Rosanna was a panel speaker)
  • Interviewed by News Talk 770/Calgary on Border Laws between the U.S. and Canada, Sept. 2016

AWARDS

  • 40 Under 40 (2010)
  • Legal Elite of Western New York 2013
  • Buffalo Business First’s “Who’s Who in Law 2010”
  • Buffalo Business First’s “Who’s Who in Law 2011”
  • Buffalo Business First’s “Who’s Who in Law 2012”
  • Buffalo Business First’s “Largest International Law Firms 2014”
  • Buffalo Business First’s “Largest International Law Firms 2015”
  • Legal Elite of Western New York 2015
  • Legal Elite of Western New York 2016
  • Buffalo Business First’s “Women of Influence” Entrepreneurial Category 2016