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Firm Hires Edward Rios - One of the Top Corporate Immigration Lawyers in the Country

DALLAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Berry Appleman & Leiden today announced the hiring of Edward Rios as a Partner in the Corporate Immigration Practice in the Dallas office.  Mr. Rios is one of the most respected immigration attorneys in the country and previously served as a Shareholder and Chair of the Immigration and International Trade Law Group at Cox, Smith & Matthews.

"The hiring of Edward Rios shows again that Berry Appleman & Leiden is the preeminent leader on immigration law," said BAL Managing Partner Jeremy Fudge. "He's bringing an incredible amount of experience and leadership in this space.  For years, he has been a respected leader and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  His expertise in cross-border legal issues is a huge asset to our firm.  We are excited to have him in Dallas and believe his devotion to customer service and value is a perfect fit for our firm's culture and our firm's way of doing business."

"I'm honored to join a truly world-renowned team," said Edward Rios. "This is a firm that understands the importance of providing value to the client while navigating the complexities of immigration law around the world.   A top-tier service ethic, coupled with every resource an immigration practitioner could ever need, make for a powerful combination.  I've known and admired many of the BAL lawyers for years and I'm excited to join forces with them."

Mr. Rios starts work in the BAL Dallas office this month. He is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses on immigration strategies for multinational companies and investors, as well as healthcare provider networks, research facilities, academic institutions, and cross-border manufacturing operations seeking to transfer key personnel to the U.S. Mr. Rios is called upon frequently to speak on all aspects of immigrant and nonimmigrant visa filing strategies in the U.S. and abroad. He has vast experience in a wide range of legal immigration issues including global immigration, cross-border, international trade and worksite enforcement.

About Berry Appleman & Leiden: Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) is widely respected for resolving the most challenging corporate immigration cases, regardless of volume or complexity. We serve clients across a broad spectrum of global industries, from science and technology, to manufacturing and engineering, to energy and financial services, to sports and entertainment. Berry Appleman & Leiden was established in 1980 as a U.S. immigration law firm. Over the years we have opened new offices and have expanded our operations throughout the world to reflect the international reach of our clients and our services.

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