Anand is an associate attorney with Mona Shah & Associates Global
As a seasoned business immigration attorney, Anand’s practice focuses on assisting EB-5 clients with intricate and detailed source of funds and path of funds issues. He offers significant experience in a myriad of business immigration topics such as employment based green card petitions and nonimmigrant visa petitions and applications. Over the years, Anand has argued numerous Resquests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny, and Labor Certification denials to various related agencies including United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of State, and the Department of Labor.
With 5+ years of experience in the field, Anand is also able to counsel clients on sophisticated intra-company transfer cases and has a keen sense of advising clients on navigating the various paths to employment-based immigration options. Anand also assists clients on Adjustment of Status applications and with consular processing issues as they arise.
Before joining MSA Global, Anand managed the immigration department as the in-house attorney for GEP, a multinational procurement consulting company. Anand has also worked at immigration practices for firms such as Wiggin and Dana, LLP, Garson LLP (allied with Deloitte), and Wormser, Kiely, Galef, and Jacobs, LLP where he gained his extensive experience in various fields pertaining to business immigration.
Anand is also a Board Member of the South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) and an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). In addition, he has authored articles for Thomson Reuters on the Labor Market Recruitment Procedures and Job-Portability.
Anand is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. He is a 2013 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate degree and where he helped to establish the law school’s Immigration Law Society. Anand also received his Master of Arts in Public Policy and his Bachelor of Arts in Pollical Science from Stony Brook University, in 2010 and 2009, respectively. He is conversant in Hindi and Gujarati.