Dana A. DiRaimondo


Phone: +1 (718) 215-0504
Email: ddiraimondo@ds-immigration.com

Dana practices exclusively in the fields of corporate, investor and family-based immigration law, representing large and small clients within a variety of industries. With a focus on analyzing and providing guidance on nonimmigrant and immigrant visa strategies to meet each client's specific needs, she has successfully assisted clients in obtaining H-1B, L-1, O-1, P-1, E-1/E-2, E-3, TN, B-1 and J-1, visas, as well as PERM and EB-1 filings.  Prior to founding D&S, Dana gained significant experience with a large global corporate immigration firm representing Fortune 500 companies, as well as start-up, small, and medium-sized organizations on a wide variety of employment-based and family-based immigration matters. She has experience servicing a large volume of clients across diverse industries, including finance, technology, engineering, architecture, and fashion, as well as hospitals and universities. Dana also has extensive experience advising on complex matters, including working with entrepreneurs to obtain E-1 and E-2 visas for start-up enterprises and advising foreign nationals regarding the immigration consequences of criminal conduct and successfully applying for nonimmigrant and immigrant waivers of inadmissibility.


American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


Dana was selected for inclusion in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers are selected for this distinction.

Since 2016, Dana has been named one of the Top 20 Immigration lawyers in Brooklyn by Expertise.com

Publications and Presentations

Speaker, Immigration Law for International Entrepreneurs, Interpreneurship Seminar Series, The New School (February 2019)

Panelist, Cap-subject H-1B Visa: Significant Influence on Workers, Wages and Employment Process, The Knowledge Group (December 2016)

Speaker, Immigration Law for International Entrepreneurs, Interpreneurship Seminar Series, The New School (April 2016)

Co-Author, "How to Go Solo From Big Law," The Lawyerist (February 2016)

Guest Speaker, Taking Your Project from Idea to Success, Interpreneurship Seminar Series, The New School (April 2015)

Panelist, Entrepreneurship & Business Immigration Law, Interpreneurship Seminar Series, The New School (March 2015)

Pro Bono

Attorney Mentor for the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s National Citizenship Day

Assisted clients in obtaining asylum based on a well-founded fear of persecution

Bar Admission

New York                                             

New Jersey (inactive)


St. John's University, School of Law, J.D.

Brooklyn College, B.A., Cum Laude

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