Ted J. Chiappari


  • Ted J. Chiappari
  • Phone: +1 212 404 8708

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079
  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086

Ted J. Chiappari is the head of the firm's Immigration Practice Group. He represents companies seeking to acquire temporary work permits or permanent resident status for their foreign employees, and also represents individuals on maintenance of U.S. resident status while abroad and on citizenship matters, including dual citizenship and loss of citizenship.  He also advises on tax aspects of international transfer of personnel.

Mr. Chiappari is a 1992 graduate of Harvard Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Santa Clara University. Fluent in German, he studied political science and law for two years in Freiburg, Germany. 

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration and Nationality


  • New York


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1992
  • Santa Clara University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1987

Professional Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • German American Lawyers Association
  • American Council on Germany

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2001-2024
  • Listed in Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration, 2022-2023
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2006-2024

  • Listed in New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • Listed in Chambers Global, 2014-2016
  • Listed in International Who's Who Legal

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Developments in Workplace Law and Practice: Current Trends in Employment, Labor, Benefits, and Immigration and Their Impact on Your Business," Duane Morris LLP, New York City, May 8, 2024 
  • Speaker, "Best Practices for Protecting Your Business from Class and Collective Actions and Unfair Competition," The New Reality of Workplace Law and Practice in the COVID-19 Era, Duane Morris LLP, Webinar, October 28, 2020
  • Speaker, "H-1B and Nonimmigration Visas: Lay-offs, Grace Periods and Changes in Employment Due to COVID-19," Duane Morris Institute (DMi), Webinar, April 14, 2020