Brian H. Getson, Esq. leads the Firm’s nationwide immigration practice and has extensive experience in representing both individuals and corporations in a wide variety of complex immigration matters. Among his clients are hospitals, universities, advertising agencies, doctors, research scientists, and engineering firms throughout the United States. After graduating cum laude from Duke University, Mr. Getson attended The University of Pennsylvania Law School. Upon receiving his law degree in 1995, he joined the Firm and concentrated his practice on immigration law. He has lectured to other immigration lawyers at continuing legal education courses, and has been selected multiple times as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Mr. Getson is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Admitted to practice in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Practice in New York Limited to Immigration & Nationality Law.
Mr. Getson has also authored media articles and books on immigration. Click here to read his article published in Region’s Business titled “Hiring Foreign Nationals Good for US Businesses”.
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Robert B. B. Schatz, Esq. is of counsel to the Firm and focuses his practice on personal injury and commercial litigation. Mr. Schatz has more than 35 years of experience as a lawyer. He graduated with honors from The University of Wisconsin – Madison, L’ Academie de Droit International -The Hague Academy, and Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was captain of the International Moot Court Team, and was biographed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities after being named Outstanding Oralist in the International Moot Court Competition. He represents a major international automaker in lemon law cases and also practices in the area of personal injury. He has successfully represented plaintiffs injured in car accidents and slip and fall cases and has extensive trial experience. He has been selected for multiple consecutive years as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.
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Marco Pignone III, Esq. is an Attorney in the Firm and concentrates his practice in Immigration Law. He has extensive trial experience and has represented immigrants in immigration courts nationwide in matters ranging from asylum to employment based green card applications. He has represented clients at all levels of the immigration court process, including the Board of Immigration Appeals, United States Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Pignone graduated with high honors from the University of Florida in 1996, and subsequently graduated with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2000. Prior to joining Getson & Schatz, P.C., he was a solo practitioner focusing exclusively on Immigration Law. Admitted to practice only in Pennsylvania and Florida. Practice in New York Limited to Immigration & Nationality Law.
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Chelsea D. Germak, Esq. is an associate in the Firm and concentrates her practice in Immigration Law. Ms. Germak graduated cum laude from The University of Pennsylvania and cum laude from Temple University Beasley School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Germak served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review and interned for both U.S. District Judge C. Darnell Jones, II and U.S. District Judge Cynthia M. Rufe of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Admitted to practice only in Pennsylvania. Practice in New York Limited to Immigration & Nationality Law. Ms. Germak has represented clients at USCIS interviews and Immigration Court hearings. She has also conducted oral argument before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
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Joshua H. Rolf, Esq. is an associate in the firm and concentrates his practice in Immigration Law. Mr. Rolf graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University, with a major in Political Science and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature, and cum laude from Temple University Beasley School of Law. During law school, Mr. Rolf served as a Research Assistant for a Professor of International Law and was also a Teacher’s Assistant in Temple’s full-year Integrated Transactional Program. Mr. Rolf interned both in the Chambers of the Honorable Paul Panepinto in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and at our firm during this third year of law school. Prior to starting law school, Mr. Rolf lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina for 1.5 years and is a fluent Spanish speaker.
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Lisa Getson, Esq. practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate, and Lemon Law. Ms. Getson is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University School of Law. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Montgomery Bar Association and Philadelphia Bar Association. She was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. Ms. Getson is also a licensed Pennsylvania Realtor with Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors. Admitted to practice only in Pennsylvania. Practice in New York Limited to Immigration & Nationality Law.
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