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Christopher Costa represents foreign national investors through both the immigration and business start-up process, as well as multinational companies transferring and onboarding foreign national employees. He handles non-immigrant and immigrant petitions and applications for corporate clientele before USCIS  and U.S. Consular posts including L-1 blankets, individual L-1’s, E-1’s, E-2’s, EB-1C’s, EB-5’s, H-1B’s, TN’s, O-1’s, EB-1A’s and E-3’s, as well as responses to Requests for Evidence and 221(g) requests.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Business Immigration Attorney, Cognizant, 2015
  • Global Mobility Specialist, Worldwide ERC®
  • Legal Intern, Labor Bureau, Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, 2012
  • Summer Fellow, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark Immigration Services, 2012
  • Contracts Consultant, OiTech Informática e Importação (Brazil), 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Summer Intern, UBS Wealth Management, 2008

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2014-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., City University of New York School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Boston College, 2010
Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Languages
  • Portuguese, Native
  • Spanish, Fluent