Press Release

Duane Morris Named "Immigration Law Firm of the Year" by Finance Monthly Magazine

September 7, 2010

Philadelphia, September 7, 2010—Duane Morris has been named "Immigration Law Firm of the Year" by Finance Monthly magazine in the publication's Law Awards for 2010 edition. Guided by an independent poll of nearly 29,000 members of the legal industry, Finance Monthly—which provides international news coverage of M&A transactions, IPOs, financing and privatizations—awards firms around the world that were determined to have made the greatest impact on the industry this year. Duane Morris' immigration practice continues to garner accolades, as it was honored earlier this year in the 2010 release of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Headquartered in the firm's offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Philadelphia, Duane Morris' Immigration Practice Group comprises lawyers with varied experience that uniquely positions them to address the immigration needs of our clients in response to the U.S. government's growing regulatory agenda post-9/11. The practice serves a diverse group of clients, including multinational and Fortune 500 publicly traded corporations, medium-sized privately held companies and smaller-sized startup ventures. The firm's immigration attorneys have experience in a wide range of industries—such as information technology, biotechnology, security, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, market research, banking, shipping, healthcare, entertainment and food and beverage—and represent numerous universities, embassies, religious organizations, other nonprofit entities and individuals with immigration needs. They also handle immigration-related litigation and government compliance matters.

Duane Morris' Immigration Practice Group also provides clients with a full range of immigration and naturalization legal services that are carefully crafted to reflect each client's goals and objectives. Through a comprehensive knowledge of the legal, political and business context in which immigration and naturalization concerns arise, the firm's immigration attorneys assist clients to operate successfully in a world in which capital and business opportunities have no borders.

About Duane Morris

Duane Morris LLP, a full-service law firm with more than 700 attorneys in 24 offices in the United States and internationally, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today's evolving global markets.