Heather Oh is a Senior Associate in the New York City office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Heather provides strategic guidance on employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters for corporate clients in a variety of industries. Heather advises employers on immigration compliance, program management, and corporate reorganizations.

Prior to joining Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, Heather was an Associate at a global immigration law firm.  While in law school, Heather successfully represented an individual seeking asylum as part of her law school’s Safe Harbor Clinic. Heather was also an intern at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and the Human Resources law department of a Fortune 500 biopharmaceutical company.

Education & Admissions

Brooklyn Law School, Juris Doctorate
Columbia University in the City of New York, Bachelor of Arts, English & Comparative Literature
Admitted to: State Bar of New York
Admitted to: State Bar of New Jersey


American Immigration Lawyers Association
AABANY – Immigration Law Committee - Co-Chair (2022-2023)


Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star 2022
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021, 2022)
Super Lawyers New York Metro - Rising Star by Thomson Reuters (2021)
Super Lawyers New York Metro – Top Women Rising Star (2021)

Professional Accomplishments

Speaker “H-1B Planning: Current Trends and What to Expect This Cap Season.” BAL webinar (October 2022)
Speaker, “The Master Series - U.S. Immigration Climate: Changes in Immigration Adjudications and Enforcement,” Worldwide ERC (June 2019)
Author, “Green card applicants are seeing interviews waived, additional flexibility in processing,” BAL Perspectives (April 2020)
Author, “No Place Like Home: Extended Telework Arrangements Present New Compliance Challenges for the Green Card Process,” California Business Journal (July 2020)
Speaker, “Immigration Budgeting in Today's Environment,” Worldwide ERC (October 2020)