DALLAS (May 16, 2023) — BAL continues to lead the pack in immigration law, with 14 BAL attorneys named to Lawdragon’s 2023 list of 100 leading immigration lawyers.

The prestigious publication said it selected the honorees through a process that combines journalistic research, robust submissions and vetting by peers. BAL led the way with more attorneys than any other corporate immigration firm. Those recognized were:

  • Rob Caballero
  • Kelli Duehning
  • Jeremy Fudge
  • Frieda Garcia
  • Delya Ghosh
  • Kortney Gibson
  • Jeff Joseph
  • Lynden Melmed
  • Edward Rios
  • Petra Tang
  • Carla Tarazi
  • Susan Wehrer

Additionally, Jeff Appleman and David Berry, BAL partners emeriti, were listed in the guide as members of the Lawdragon Hall of Fame.

While Lawdragon has included immigration attorneys in the past on its list of Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers, this was the first year it published a guide exclusively dedicated to immigration law. The 2023 Lawdragon Leading Immigration Lawyers guide is available here.

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