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Michael Freestone Joins Offit Kurman’s Immigration Practice

Offit Kurman is pleased to welcome Michael J. Freestone to the firm’s Bethesda office. He joins as a principal in the firm’s Immigration Law group.

Michael Freestone advises individual and corporate clients on a range of immigration-related issues. He specializes in strategic immigration planning with a focus on long-term strategies and develops robust immigration law compliance programs for his corporate clients. His work includes handling non‐immigrant petitions, visa and consular issues, employment and family-based immigrant petitions, adjustment of status applications and naturalization.

He is involved in numerous pro bono immigration activities, including providing immigration counsel to a local theatre company and assistance with non-immigrant visas for victims of crime, including attempted murder, battery, assault and domestic abuse.

Mr. Freestone received his B.A. from the Trinity College of Dublin and LL.Ms from both George Washington University Law School and International and Comparative Law George Washington University Law School. He also received his LL.B from BPP Law School in London.

While obtaining his master’s degree, he served as a case reporter for the Oxford Journal of International Law in Domestic Courts and covered International Law issues arising in several Supreme Court terms, the First Circuit and the State of New York.


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