Herbert A. Weiss has practiced immigration and nationality law since his admission to the bar in 1976. He has been a member of the firm since 1979.
He received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University (1973) and a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law (1976). Mr. Weiss has been an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) serving on various national committees. He served as Chair of AILA’s New York Chapter in 1989 – 1990.
Mr. Weiss is an expert in employment-based immigrant visa law. He has published six articles on employment-based immigration in Immigration Briefings. He is the author of “The I-140 Book” dealing with the processing of employment-based immigrant visa petitions. For many years he served as an AILA mentor on matters dealing with employment-based immigration.
Mr. Weiss served on Westlaw’s Immigration Advisory Board. He is a member of Scribes, The American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects.
Martindale-Hubbell has given Mr. Weiss an “AV” rating, reserved for attorneys with the “highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.” He is AVVO rated denoting wide recognition by the legal community for professional conduct and experience.
Mr. Weiss serves as an officer and on the board of several not-for-profit organizations. He currently is the president and a board member of the Hatzilu Rescue Organization which provides aid to the economically disadvantaged on Long Island.