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David G. Katona

David G. Katona

New York City Immigration Attorney
  • Immigration Law
  • New York
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Biography

Mr. David Katona practices exclusively in the area of Immigration and Nationality law. Mr. Katona earned his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, his Master of International Affairs degree from American University’s School of International Service and graduated cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law. David Katona has worked as a senior attorney in the Immigration Department at Hodgson Russ LLP and has practiced as an immigration attorney at Bondy & Schloss LLP and at Susie Kim & Associates, PC. In addition to being the Principal of Katona & Associates, PLLC, Mr. Katona also currently serves as Of Counsel to law firms in New York City and Palo Alto, CA.

Mr. Katona is highly experienced in all aspects of business and family immigration as well as removal (or deportation) defense and federal appeals, and he has experience representing all types of businesses, from Fortune 500 to small- and mid-size companies, as well as individuals from all over the world.

Education
American University Washington College of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law
cum laude; Law Review Associate, article published in International Law Review; Moot Court Competitor
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American University, School of International Service
M.A. (2000) | International Affairs
cum laude
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Wake Forest University
B.S. (1997) | Business Administration
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Professional Experience
Founder
Katona & Associates PLLC
- Current
Partner
Katona & Mir LLP
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Attorney
Hodgson Russ
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Attorney
Susie Kim & Associates
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Employment-Based Green Cards in Three Steps, Applying for an Employment-Based Green Card: What You Need to Know
Understanding Modern Immigration Policies, Laws and Attorney Practices, Inside the Minds: Working with Government Agencies in Immigration Law
Aspatore Books, Thompson Reuters
Speaking Engagements
How To Launch Your Own Immigration Practice, AILA Annual Conference
Family-Based Immigration for New Practitioners, Immigration
Bridge the Gap - Immigration Basics, Immigration Basics
Local Government Roundtable, AILA Winter Conference
Guest Host, Call-in Immigration Program, Aktina FM 91.5
Awards
Super Lawyer
SuperLawyers
2014, 2016-2023; Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Best Lawyers - Tier 1 Immigration Law Firm NYC
Best Lawyers
2020-2023
Peer Review Rated 5.0/5.0
Martindale-Hubbell
Client's Choice
Avvo
2014, 2015, 2018
Immigration Law Firm of the Year
ACQ Global Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Member
Current
Activities: AILA NY District Office Liaison and Corporate Practice Committees
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NYC Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Immigration Committee
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New York State Bar  # 3970696
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 3970696
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Hungarian: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
David G. Katona's Website Profile
Website
Katona & Associates PLLC Website
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Contact & Map
Katona & Associates PLLC
17 State St
40th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 944-1529
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed