Robert Gaffney

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Robert P. Gaffney, founder of the Law Offices of Robert P. Gaffney, has been selected to the 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list for immigration law. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Mr. Gaffney has been practicing in employment, investment and family-based immigration law for over 35 years and is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in immigration and nationality law. This is the sixth time he has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for immigration.

A fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese, Mr. Gaffney was awarded a B.A. with highest honors in Chinese Studies from the University of California. He also attended the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies as a National Defense Foreign Language Fellow. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. 

The author of “Country-Specific Issues and Challenges in Representing EB-5 Petitioners from the People’s Republic of China” in Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs (1st & 2nd Eds.), Mr. Gaffney is a leading source of information on the rapidly evolving area of EB-5 investor visas and maintains a strong practice in that area.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Gaffney on his selection to the 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list.