David H. Nachman Esq.

Contact: (201) 670-0006
Jurisdictions: New Jersey
3rd Circuit
Court of International Trade


About David H. Nachman Esq.
David H. Nachman Esq.

Immigration Law Offices located in Ridgewood, New Jersey, New York City, Canada.

Phone (201) 670-0006 (x100)
Fax (201) 670-0009

David H. Nachman was born in New York and is a lifetime resident of New Jersey. Following his admission to practice, Mr. Nachman was employed for three years with one of New Jersey's largest law firms in Newark, New Jersey, in Corporate and Business Law Department. Here, Mr. Nachman engaged in the business immigration law practice and he assisted with general corporate compliance and commercial litigation.

Mr. Nachman, along with other firm attorneys, worked on such cases as Berger vs. Berger (a landmark decision regarding the interpretation of what constitutes a minority shareholder pursuant to the New Jersey Business Corporation Act) and Wolley vs. Hoffman-LaRoche (a landmark decision in the employment law arena concerning the legal and contractual implications arising from an employment handbook). Mr. Nachman also successfully completed nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications for national and international businesses of all sizes in many industries then joined another premier New Jersey law firm located Middletown.

Here Mr. Nachman served as an attorney in the Corporate/Business Law Department, where he was engaged in commercial and environmental defense litigation as well as securities regulation and contracts interpretation and drafting. Mr. Nachman continued to practice business immigration law for small and mid-sized businesses both in and outside of New Jersey.

Mr. Nachman is a member of the Bar of Bergen County, the State of New Jersey, the United States Court of International Trade, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Nachman served as the State Department Liaison for the New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association (“AILA”), and serves as an active member and a mentor to national AILA members on various topics. Mr. Nachman has appeared twice on New Jersey News Channel 12 as a recognized authority in the Business and Corporate Immigration Law arena.

Mr. Nachman is widely published and he serves as an Adjunct Professor of Paralegal Studies at Farleigh Dickinson University and at Bergen Community College where he teaches Immigration and Nationality Law. Mr. Nachman, on an annual basis, moderates the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (“NJICLE”) program entitled "The ABC's of Immigration Law." In addition to the foregoing, he has presented Continuing Legal Education Programs for organizations such as CELESQ, Sterling Educational Services and The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), The Employers’ Association of New Jersey (“EANJ”) and Society of Human Resource Management (“SHRM”).

As an undergraduate at Georgetown University, Mr. Nachman served as an Assistant Legislative Correspondent in the Office of Senator Bill Bradley on Capitol Hill. He also served in the office of the United States Attorney in Cleveland. In June, 1993, Mr. Nachman founded Nachman & Associates, P.C. In 1999, Mr. Nachman temporarily served as the Chair of the Business Immigration Law Department for Premier New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Firm and then Mr. Nachman returned to private practice at Nachman & Associates, P.C.


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Legal Trends: Practical Insights

Promoting Diversity and U.S. business Immigration Laws

Counseling Corporations on the Full Array of Immigration Law Issues

COMMERCE Magazine's First Annual Law Firm Managing Partners Roundtable

Areas of Practice:

Corporate and Business Law
Business Immigration Law
Global Immigration Law
Global Mobility Law
General Corporate Compliance
Immigration Employment Practice
Immigration Labor Practice
Commercial Litigation
Securities Regulation
Contracts Interpretation

Litigation Percentage:

2% of Practice Devoted to Federal Court Litigation

Bar Admissions:

State of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of International Trade


Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1988, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1985, B.S., Bachelor of Science

Universidad Catholica, Quito, Ecuador, Classes toward Spanish fluency.

New York University, Courses toward an LLM in International Trade.

Representative Cases:
Berger vs. Berger, ( )
Wolley vs. Hoffman-LaRoche, ( )

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Adjunct Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1992 - Present

Immigration and Nationality Law, Bergen Community College, 1992 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Bergen County Bar Association

National American Immigration Lawyer's Association
Active Member

New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association, Secretary

New Jersey State Bar Association, International Section
Editorial Board Member

Past Employment Positions:

Law Offices of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, 1989 - 1992

Law Offices of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C., 1992 - 1993

Office of Senator Bill Bradley on Capitol Hill, Assistant Legislative

United States Attorney in Cleveland

Nachman & Associates, P.C., 1993

Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, Immigration Dept. of Chair, 1999 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities:

Family Court, Bergen County, 1993
Division of Youth and Family Services, 1991
HIAS Naturalization Training



Psi Chi
Delta Phi Epsilon
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Global Immigration
  • Global Mobility
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • Visa, Master Card, AMEX
  • Free Consultation
    • For Pre-existing clients on new matters.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Established on a case-by-case basis depending upon the project requested.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
3rd Circuit
Court of International Trade
Adjunct Professor of Paralegal Studies (Fairleigh Dickinson University)
Forty- Under-Forty (New Jersey Bar Recognition )
Federal Grant from the OSC to Train U.S. Employers about IRCA (U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Special Counsel for Unfair Immigration Employment Practices )
Professional Associations
Member, New Jersey State Bar


Website: Website
Blog: Nachman & Associates, P.C.



    487 Goffle Road
    Ridgewood , NJ 07450
    Telephone: (201) 670-0006 Ext. 100
    Telephone: (201) 670-0006 Ext. 100