Tony is driven to find solutions for his client's legal challenges in the immigration and bankruptcy arenas.

Overview

With knowledge of the ever-changing immigration regulations, Tony assists clients with employment-based immigration to secure appropriate visas and other entry materials. His clients often include individuals and employers across diverse industries, including colleges and universities, hospitals and healthcare systems, manufacturers, and computer and software companies.

He also has extensive experience representing corporate creditors throughout a wide range of bankruptcy proceedings, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 matters.

Experience

Tony has assisted corporate clients in securing nonimmigrant status (H, L, O, P, J, TN and E visas) on behalf of their employees. 

He has helped physicians in J-1 successfully obtain a waiver to the two-year residency requirement by obtaining a Delta Regional Authority waiver for qualified physicians. A trusted counselor, Tony represents Fortune 500 companies, private corporations, major universities and medical groups to obtain labor certifications for foreign nationals, second and third preference immigration petitions, permanent residency and naturalization, and nonimmigrant status in H-1B specialty occupations and TN-Treaty nationals.

Tony has experience representing individuals and families through the immigration process to obtain permanent residency and in preparing family-based petitions.

He has successfully guided employers through Labor Certification Applications (PERMs) and related recruitment campaigns.

Tony successfully defended a debtor in proceedings against a non-dischargeability action. In this case, the court granted a summary judgement on behalf of the client, declaring the debt was dischargeable.

He has represented numerous clients in breach of contract and bankruptcy claim and assumption matters, as well as representing multiple telecommunications companies in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 matters.

News & Insights

Publications

Co-author, "Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation," 2d, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member

Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Clayton

Admissions

  • Virginia (inactive) 
  • Missouri, 2016
  • Illinois, 2017

Education

Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2015

Northwestern University, B.S., Journalism, 2010

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