David Grunblatt is head of the Immigration & Nationality Group in the Labor & Employment Law Department, resident in the Newark office.
He has extensive experience counseling clients regarding all types of immigration law issues and guides corporations as to their policies and programs to facilitate hiring and transferring of foreign nationals and international personnel, using the full array of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa categories.
David is an established authority on the I-9 program, the other recordkeeping and compliance programs necessitated under Immigration and Nationality Law, and complex immigration issues resulting from mergers, acquisitions and other corporate changes. For 30 years he has advised corporations, high-net-worth individuals and not-for-profit organizations on personal immigration issues, including family immigration, exclusion and removal [deportability], U.S. investment and tax-related immigration matters.
Having served as counsel to several significantly known financial institutions, his knowledge and breadth of experience has enabled him to become an expert in training, developing and supervising teams of lawyers and legal assistants.
Prior to joining Proskauer, David was a partner and head of the corporate immigration practice for Wildes, Weinberg, Grunblatt & Wildes, P.C., where he practiced for over 20 years.
Within the legal community, David is known as a leader, having held a number of leadership positions in the immigration and nationality law bar. He lectures and writes extensively on the subject of immigration and nationality law for many nationally known seminars and publications.