WASHINGTON, DC – (November 13, 2018) — Now, more than ever, foreign nationals seeking to immigrate to the United States, and U.S. companies and employers hoping to hire the very best talent, need savvy and experienced immigration counsel to navigate the maze of ever-changing immigration law and policy. Hammond Young Immigration Law and Grossman Law today announced a merger of their firms, to form Grossman Young & Hammond. Combining decades of experience in a broad range of immigration issues, including deportation defense, humanitarian and family law, and business immigration, as well as reputations for providing top-notch, concierge-level service to discriminating clients around the globe, the new firm is uniquely positioned to confront the challenges of today. 
 
The combined firm’s roster of past and current clients is a testament to the knowledge, creativity and technical experience of Grossman Young & Hammond. Whether representing the award-winning author Yeonmi Park, the face and voice of the oppressed in North Korea; the Grammy-nominated Indonesian child jazz prodigy Joey Alexander; America’s premier national nuclear security laboratory (Los Alamos); or the world’s most-acclaimed chefs and restaurants, Grossman Young & Hammond provides creative and ethical solutions for the most complex of cases.
 
The newly merged firm also represents a diverse array of individuals with inadmissibility concerns and people in deportation proceedings, and advises activists, persecuted individuals, and other attorneys on human rights issues, asylum, and INTERPOL matters. 
 
The firm will continue its demonstrated commitment to pro bono services for immigrants with humanitarian and due process concerns. Attorneys from both firms have dedicated thousands of hours to improving the practice of immigration law, representing individuals in asylum proceedings, securing the rights of the undocumented population, and educating other lawyers on best practices in immigration cases.  
 
“Our merger allows us to provide comprehensive, innovative and wide-ranging solutions to those with unique immigration demands and challenges,” said Becki Young. “Together we will help our clients build a better future for themselves, institutionally, professionally and personally.”  
 
Sandra Grossman added, “Our combined attorneys are tenacious, yet compassionate and recognized for their experience in immigration law and business, criminal, and human rights law, allowing us to address even the most difficult of client issues in the most effective way possible.” 
 
Denise Hammond says, “this merger will produce one of the finest teams of immigration lawyers in the United States.” 
 
The new firm’s range of immigration legal services offered to corporations large and small, preeminent research institutions, individuals, families, and nonprofit organizations is unparalleled and includes: 
 
  • Employment-based temporary visas and green cards, PERM labor certification, I-9 and e-Verify training and compliance.
  • Immigration court and federal court litigation, FOIA cases, asylum, consular processing, complex inadmissibility waivers.
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, law-enforcement visas, and family immigration, among others.
 
The female-led firm offers a team of multilingual, top Washington, DC immigration lawyers including: