David G. Katona, Esq.

EDUCATION

Mr. David 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.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

David Katona has worked as a senior attorney in the Immigration Department at Hodgson Russ LLP and has practiced as an associate immigration attorney at Bondy & Schloss LLP and at Susie Kim & Associates, PC. Currently, Mr. Katona serves as a co-founding partner of the law firm Katona & Mir LLP and continues to practice exclusively in the area of immigration law. In addition to being a partner at Katona & Mir, Mr. Katona also currently serves as an Of Counsel immigration consultant to law firms in New York City and Palo Alto, CA.

During his career, David Katona has represented businesses of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, and has worked extensively with individuals and businesses in the fields of IT, law, real estate, business, finance, education, health care, fashion, the performing arts, television/motion picture, sports, and others.  Mr. Katona also has extensive experience defending clients in removal proceeding (deportation) and assisting individuals and families in petitioning for relatives (green card), applying for U.S. citizenship, seeking waivers, and other immigration legal services.

Mr. Katona is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the NYC Bar Association. Notably, he currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Committee of AILA’s New York Chapter (2007/2008) and is a member of the Immigration Committee of the NYC Bar Association. Additionally, Mr. Katona regularly conducts seminars and authors articles on various immigration related topics.

EXPERTISE Mr. Katona is highly experienced in all aspects of business and family immigration as well as removal (or deportation) defense and federal appeals, and has experience representing all types of business, as well as individuals from all over the world. Mr. Katona is able to counsel in English, Spanish and Hungarian language.


» The Immigration Attorney David Katona can answer your questions about U.S. immigration and other related issues:

  • Family immigration, Green Cards Questions including Marriage, Relatives, Adoption.
  • U.S. Visa Questions including U.S. Education, Business, Work and Investment
  • U.S. Citizenship and Passport Questions
  • Removal (or deportation) Defense and Federal Appeals

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