In a remarkable career spanning over four decades, Joel Guberman has established himself as a leader in the field of US and Canadian immigration law. His recent accolade from Best Lawyer magazine as one of the best immigration lawyers in Canada in 2024 is a testament to his expertise and skill in the legal community. Joel has been the recipient of this recognition since 2006, illustrating long and continued success in matters relating to immigration law.
Joel’s practice is distinguished by his focus on complex immigration issues related to cross-border business activities. He has provided invaluable guidance to a diverse clientele, ranging from senior executives and individual immigrants to large multinational organizations. His advice covers a spectrum of matters, including North American free trade, treaty investors and traders, and skilled worker immigration on a global scale.
Holding licenses to practice law in Ontario, Canada, and Massachusetts, USA, Joel’s insights have been particularly pivotal in navigating the intricacies of Canada/US cross-border legal matters, even before the inception of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). His nuanced understanding of US immigration laws as they pertain to both businesses and individuals has made him a sought-after authority in the field.
As a founding member and past Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Canada Chapter, and a past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Law section, Joel’s contributions extend beyond his practice. He is a regular fixture at seminars, panels, and symposiums, sharing his knowledge on Canadian and U.S. immigration law, thus shaping the conversation in this ever-evolving domain.
This recognition by Best Lawyer magazine not only highlights Joel’s individual achievements but also underscores his profound impact on immigration law, marking him as a pivotal figure in shaping immigration policies and practices in North America. As the landscape of immigration continues to evolve, Joel Guberman’s expertise remains more relevant than ever, guiding clients through the complexities of international law with unwavering dedication and unparalleled proficiency.
Contact Joel if you are in need of a skilled US immigration lawyer with years of experience. Alongside Lainie Appleby, the two comprise the law firm Guberman // Appleby, and are two of the leading immigration lawyers in Toronto.
Joel’s Areas of Expertise
Joel has served clients as their:
- TN Visa Lawyer
- L-1 Lawyer
- E-1 Visa Lawyer
- E-2 Visa Lawyer
- O-1 Visa Lawyer
- H1-B Visa Lawyer
- US Spousal Immigration Lawyer
- EB-1A Visa Lawyer
- EB-1C Visa Lawyer
- EB-5 Visa Lawyer
Reach out if you need immigration counsel for any of the above.