Luis Gomez Alfaro

Counsel  |  lga@myburghlaw.com

Luis Gomez Alfaro leads the firm’s immigration-litigation practice and provides counsel to clients in cross-border matters involving Latin America. His diverse professional background uniquely positions him to offer foreign clients effective and efficient representation in the United States.

Luis began his legal career in Mexico where he specialized in cross-border transactions and business immigration. His passion for learning and culture has taken him to practice in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and the United States. He was also International Case Counsel with the International Centre for Dispute Resolution where he administered over one hundred international commercial disputes.

Luis has successfully represented clients in over two hundred immigration court proceedings. He has appeared before immigration courts in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, El Paso, Hartford, Newark, New York City and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Luis is an active and outspoken member of the immigrant community in New York City and has made numerous appearance in local and national media outlets. He is also a well-known advocate of New York’s LGBTQ community, having represented many LGBTQ clients in family, asylum and removal proceedings. Luis is regularly scheduled for radio and television interviews regarding the immigration system in the United States and the requirements for employers to remain compliant with the ever-changing immigration requirements. Luis speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Illinois College of Law, cum laude
  • Diploma in Global Law, The São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas
  • Bachelor of Laws, ITESO University School of Law, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • State Courts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • State Courts of Illinois
  • State and Federal Courts in Mexico
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