Work History

Work History
1998 - Present


Manchanda Law Offices PLLC
The Manchanda Law Offices PLLC is headquartered at our own private and spacious office suite located at 80 Wall Street, Suite 705, New York, New York 10005, overlooking the East River, in Manhattan's illustrious Financial District. We are a fully staffed law firm and have successfully represented our individual and corporate clients in simple and complex Immigration, International Law, Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Civil Rights.



Juris Doctor

Pace Law School


Mr. Manchanda is fluent in French, English, Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi. He has also studied Russian, Latin, and Hebrew. His hobbies include Politics, International Affairs, Soccer, and Shotokan Karate. In his spare time, he enjoys Chess and Classical Music.


Although the immigration process is complex and often overwhelming, Rahul Manchanda and Manchanda Law Offices fight fervently for all clients, striving to help them comprehend each step along the way. Rahul Manchanda accepts even the most challenging cases, conducting them with erudition and experience, and works diligently to ensure positive outcomes for his clients as they begin new chapters in their lives. With experience in all the multifaceted areas of immigration, including family-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions, employment-based visa petitions, deportation and removal defense, immigration appeals, and special immigration petitions and projects, Manchanda Law Offices offers clients unsurpassed counsel and representation. Regarded as an expert in international law, Rahul Manchanda has conducted extensive investigations of international trade law, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution. While working at a top international law firm in Paris, Rahul Manchanda worked on international arbitration while researching the similarities and differences between the American legal system and the processes in Great Britain, France, Russia, Germany, and China. Numerous television networks and programs, such as Fox News, CNN, NBC, and Court TV, have featured Rahul Manchanda on their shows. Rahul Manchanda also teaches about immigration law at, a Continuing Legal Education program for practicing attorneys.

Groups / Organizations

He has been an active member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Phi Alpha Delta International, the Global Interdependence Center (GIC), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Network 20/20, and the Asia Society. He regularly participated in conferences with the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, Capitol Hill, the Center For Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, D.C. pertaining to counter-terrorism and foreign policy in South Asia. He served on a New York Committee on State Regulation of Immigration Law in front of the New York State Senate. He served on the Board of Directors and Sponsor of the US-India Institute (USINI).