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With more than 20 years of experience in immigration law, attorney Cyrus Mehta has represented individuals and corporations in a wide variety of legal issues. From family immigration, and business and employment immigration, to naturalization, consular matters, and federal court litigation, Mehta has built a solid reputation among his peers and within the immigration law community.

Cyrus Mehta has been recognized by several elite publications. Among others, he has been named one of the top attorneys in the country by Best Lawyers, the United States’ oldest legal peer-review publication, and earned listing in the 2011 Chambers USA. Mehta was also selected to the 2011 International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers and its list of the 15 most highly regarded individuals among all the honorees. In addition, Mehta holds an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, recognizing his commitment to ethical conduct as well as his legal ability. 

Active in numerous legal organizations, Cyrus Mehta has maintained involvement with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for more than a decade. From 1997 to 1998, he was the Chair of the AILA’s Young Lawyers Division and won the Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award in 1997. Mehta presently serves as the Vice Chair of the Ethics Committee and is a member of the Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Committee and Annual Conference Planning Committee for the Association. He acted as the Chair for the AILA’s National Pro Bono Committee from 2009 to 2011 and earned the Michael Maggio Memorial Pro Bono Award in 2011 in recognition of his continued work in this area. 

As the founder and Managing Attorney of his law firm, Cyrus D. Mehta & Associates, PLLC, Cyrus Mehta leads a team of three talented and resourceful immigration lawyers, and an equally dedicated and resourceful legal support staff. He and his associates offer comprehensive representation in the field of immigration law to individual and corporate clients alike and treat each case with the utmost professionalism and attentiveness. Understanding their client base comes from numerous ethnic backgrounds, Mehta, his associates, and the rest of his staff speak several languages. Over the years, he and his associates have spoken at legal seminars, held workshops for bar associations, and offered their services to nonprofit organizations and universities. 

To learn more, please visit or call (212) 425-0555. 

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