Eileen Collins Bretz, New Jersey Immigration Lawyer
Ms. Bretz handles employment-based immigration matters. She has extensive experience working with companies, various organizations, and individuals seeking immigrant and non-immigrant visas. She counsels and represents clients on H-1B, J-1 (including waivers), L-1, O-1, P visas, EBs, labor certification (PERM), investor visas, and Regional Centers.
She provides face-to-face consultations to potential clients both in the office and at corporate headquarters. She is equally knowledgeable in deportation defense, including cases involving alleged immigration fraud and criminal histories. She handles most of the firm's appearances in New Jersey Immigration Court and at adjustment-of-status and naturalization interviews. She is responsible for immigrant visa processing both in the United States and at U.S. consulates abroad, particularly in China, India, the Dominican Republic, Nigeria, Jamaica and Colombia.
Her dedication to her clients has facilitated new branches of practice at the firm as former immigration clients request that Bretz & Coven help them with other areas of law. Ms. Bretz focuses the firm's general practice on matters of real estate, business closings, and incorporation.
Ms. Bretz is Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Rated®, the highest peer-review rating an attorney can receive.
Admitted to Practice:
- New Jersey 1995
- New York 1996
- U.S. District Court, Southern District Of NY 1996
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY 2007
- Juris Doctor, City University of New York 1995
- Bachelor of Science—Finance, St. John’s University 1991
- New York City Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- New York County Lawyers Association