Annabelle Fischer focuses her practice on German and U.S. immigration and naturalization law, i.e. the application for citizenship. She has worked at prestigious international law firms in London, Paris, Cologne and New York City and is experienced in representing domestic and international corporations and individuals seeking work permits, legal residency, or citizenship in the United States and Germany. Her practice focuses primarily on employment-based immigration matters for business and professional workers including the application for various types of U.S. and German work visas, as well as family-based immigration. She also advises clients on how to obtain dual citizenship, including the Beibehaltungsgenehmigung (Retention Certificate to keep German citizenship) and to regain German citizenship in case of loss thereof. Ms. Fischer is also specialized in claims under Art 116 II of the German Basic Law to reinstate German citizenship.

Ms. Fischer received her LL.M. in Corporate, Banking and Finance law from Fordham University School of Law in New York City, and her J.D. equivalent from the University of Cologne, Germany. She is admitted to the bar in New York and Germany. Ms. Fischer is fluent in English, German and French. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the German American Chambers of Commerce and is actively lobbying Congress on immigration policy. She is a frequent speaker for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, multiple international chambers of commerce and foreign associations on international business and immigration law. Ms. Fischer has been a judge at NYU's National Immigration Law Competition (ILC), the NYU Moot Court Board's annual external moot court competition open to teams from ABA-accredited law schools, since 2015.

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Annabelle Fischer
Attorney at Law | Rechtsanwältin
Phone: + 1 (646) 237-0423