Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy

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Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
HeadquartersNew York City, U.S.
Date founded1951
FounderAustin Fragomen Jr.
Company typeLimited liability partnership

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, (known as Fragomen), is an International immigration firm with headquarters in New York, established in 1951 and specialized in providing a range of immigration law services to corporate and individual clients, and is recognized [1] as the world's largest firm that focuses its practice solely on global immigration law.


Fragomen has more than 50 offices, with each established either as a law firm, or an immigration consultancy, in accordance with applicable local law and regulation. Where there is no office, the firm works with selected partners.[2]

Firm's historical timeline[3][edit]

1951 Firm originally established as Elmer Fried P.C. in New York City

1978 Opened second office in Washington, DC

1979 Opened Florida and San Francisco offices

1980 Opened Los Angeles office

1985 Opened Chicago office

1988 Opened New Jersey office

1995 Opened office in Silicon Valley

1997 Opened Troy and Irvine offices

1998 Opened Dallas office

1999 Opened first international office in Brussels

2002 Opened offices in Boston, Hong Kong and Singapore

2003 Opened offices in London and Frankfurt, and expanded the firm globally with the acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers's Australia immigration practice, establishing offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane

2004 Expanded U.S. presence with the acquisition of Hirson, Wexler & Perl in San Diego and Irvine

2006 Opened Shanghai office

2007 Opened Bengaluru, Kochi, and San Jose, Costa Rica offices

2008 Opened offices in Beijing, Dubai and Toronto

2008 Acquired the immigration practice of Littler Mendelson and established a Phoenix office

2009 Opened Johannesburg office

2011 Expanded Australia practice with acquisition of Greenberg Australia and adds an Auckland, New Zealand office

2012 Opened Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Atlanta, and Zurich offices

2013 Opened offices in Doha and Mexico City

2014 Expanded office in Dallas and opened offices in Houston, Nairobi and Kuala Lumpur

2015 Established offices in Santiago and Bogotá

2016 Opened Sheffield office and established offices in Panama City and Lima

2017 Opened Dublin and Pittsburgh offices, and established offices in Buenos Aires and Caracas

2018 Opened offices in Paris, Abu Dhabi and Guatemala City


  1. ^ "Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP".
  2. ^ "Home | Fragomen Worldwide". Fragomen Worldwide. Retrieved 2018-08-16.
  3. ^ "Fragomen Worldwide | Fragomen Worldwide". Fragomen Worldwide. Retrieved 2018-08-16.