Gary Chodorow is the chief representative in Beijing for Frederick W. Hong Law Offices. His law practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in U.S. immigration and nationality law matters.
Mr. Chodorow has represented and counseled Fortune 500 companies, Nobel Prize winners, executives and business owners, high tech companies, investors, symphonies, artists, athletes, health care professionals, diplomats, families, and many others facing complex immigration matters.
Mr. Chodorow often represents clients before the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China as well as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offices here. He also has extensive experience representing clients in Immigration Court, federal courts, and before the U.S. Department of Labor. And he is knowledgeable about the security and export control issues that arise in immigration cases.
Mr. Chodorow is frequently called on to provide expert commentary on immigration issues for the media. He has authored a number of articles and book chapters on immigration law. He also publishes LawAndBorder.com, "a Beijing blog about U.S. visas and immigration law."
After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University in 1989, Mr. Chodorow earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall in 1993. Subsequently, he was a partner in a Chicago law firm, where for ten years he practiced immigration law and employment law. He joined our firm in 2004.
An adjunct professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Mr. Chodorow has also taught courses at Peking University, China University of Politics and Law, Beijing Foreign Studies University, and Liaoning University.
He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and currently Co-Chair of the Visa Committee for American Chamber of Commerce-China.
Mr. Chodorow speaks Mandarin and Spanish.
He has been admitted to the Illinois and California bars.
乔德睿律师受理过很多复杂的移民问题, 他的客户包括财富500强里的公司, 诺贝尔奖获得者, 公司高管, 企业所有人, 高科技公司, 投资者, 交响乐团, 艺术家, 运动员, 医疗工作者, 外交官和家庭等等.
乔德睿律师常驻北京, 他经常代表客户处理客户和美国公民和移民服务局及美国驻华使领馆之间的事务。他代表客户在移民法庭，联邦法庭出庭并对质美国劳动部，在出庭方面具有丰富的经验。 他对移民事务中涉及的证券和出口控制问题也很了解。
乔德睿律师经常在媒体上发表有关移民问题的专家评论。他还撰写了一些有关移民法律的文章和书本章节。他还撰写了博客 LawAndBorder.com 移民法律的介绍。
乔德睿律师1989年毕业于美国杜克大学，取得地区比较研究文科学士学位（最优等生），并于1993年在加州大学伯克莱分校法学院取得法学博士学位。 之后乔律师在芝加哥的一家律师事务所做合伙人并在该所执业10年，主要处理移民法和劳动法案件。 乔德睿律师于2004年加入康永华律师事务所。
做为芝加哥肯特法学院的客助教授，乔德睿律师曾在北京大学， 中国政法大学， 北京外国语大学和辽宁大学任教。