Abhinav Lohia, Esq.
Chair for India & Southeast Asia Practice
Deputy Managing Attorney, Chicago Office
Abhi is a dual qualified attorney licensed to practice in the State of New York and the Republic of India. He is a Member of our Global Investor & Business Practice, Chair’s Davies & Associate’s India & South Asia Practice Team. He is also the Deputy Managing Attorney of the firm’s Chicago Office and serves on our firm’s Global Advisory Board.
Abhi has successfully assisted Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi investors and businesses of every size establish and expand their presence in the United States. His experience with Indian clients spans every major metropolitan market in India and he is a frequent visitor to our clients in Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh and Jaipur. Abhi also serves Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi clients resident in the Gulf States, and Singapore and was previously stationed in our firm’s Dubai office.
Working with Davies & Associates’s tax and corporate lawyers Abhi and his team file EB-5, L-1 and E-2 visa applications almost every week of the year and are frequently retained to re-file cases previously filed by other law firms that were denied. As of July 2015, no visa application filed by Abhi has ever been denied.
Abhi is an experienced business and investment immigration Attorney who specializes in EB5, L1, E-2 and E-1 visas. His exceptional understanding of the principals of Investment visas enables him to provide clients with legal opinions based on proper interpretation of law. He assists investors in making a qualified investment in the United States for the purposes of obtaining Employment Based Fifth Preference Visa (EB5 Visa) and establishing new businesses, affiliates and subsidiaries in the United States (L1 & E2 Visa).
Abhi has been recognized as one of the leading lawyers serving Indian and Southeast Asian investors and businesses establishing themselves or expanding in the United States.
From major multinational corporations to individual EB5 investors, Abhi has assisted clients from every corner of India and Southeast Asia.
A few of Abhi’s recent engagements include assisting:
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association.
- Member, New York State Bar Association.
- Member, Bar council of Delhi, India.
- Member, TiE United.
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Education & Professional Details
EDUCATIONLLM, George Washington University School of Law
LLB, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha Univesity (GGSIPU)
New York State Bar
Republic of India (Delhi)
Languages Hindi, English, Punjabi