Firm to move 300 local employees to larger location

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – December 11, 2017 – Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL), a leading global corporate immigration law firm with offices around the world, has moved to a new and expanded location at 555 Mission Street. BAL was established in San Francisco in 1980 and has strong ties to the technology industry.

The office will house about 300 BAL attorneys, paralegals and staff from the firm’s current Financial District location. The office is one of the firm’s largest worldwide.

“San Francisco remains an optimal location for BAL and is a key component of our dynamic growth strategy,” said Carol Mays, BAL’s COO. “Many of our clients in the Bay Area are multinational industry leaders in the tech sector. Expanding our presence enables us to continue supporting the business operations of leading companies around the globe for years to come, while delivering the highest level of service.”

BAL has locations in key international markets Dubai, Geneva, Johannesburg, London, Maputo (Mozambique), Melbourne, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore and Sydney, and in major U.S. financial and commercial centers Dallas/Richardson, Austin, Boston, Houston, McLean (Virginia), San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Washington, D.C.

BAL offers a data-driven, globally seamless approach to its work, in order to maximize its practice and deliver greater efficiencies, resulting in a better client experience. Among the firm’s key points of differentiation are leadership in technology, artificial intelligence, automation and machine learning, and a consistent focus on cybersecurity knowledge and best practices. The firm also offers an industry-leading knowledge management team and services; an unrelenting commitment to customer service; a service delivery model and internal structure that are unique in the industry; and strong consultative and strategic advisory services at a programmatic level.

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