John J. Gallini


Direct 781-697-2256
Fax 781-622-5933
Waltham, MA

As an AV-rated immigration attorney and a partner in the firm’s immigration practice, John covers all facets of employment-based immigration, as well as family immigration and naturalization. He has in-depth experience providing strategic advice and counsel to both small entrepreneurial businesses and to multinational corporations.

John is nationally recognized for his expertise in representing distinguished professors, researchers, scientists, engineers, technology workers, business entrepreneurs and artists under the extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, and national interest waiver immigrant visa categories.

A noted authority in his field, John has written for Science's online magazine, Mass High Tech., and In-House Counsel. He frequently serves as panel speaker and author on business immigration law and advanced strategies for immigration practitioners for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).

Active in the Boston Bar Association, John has served as co-chair of the Immigration Law Section, and is a long-standing member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Panelist - MCLE BasicsPlus: Immigration Law 2-Day intensive

Co-moderator - Boston Bar Association CLE event: U.S. Immigration Options for Entrepreneurs and Investors

Moderator - AILA 2010 Annual Conference: panel discussion on the fundamentals of naturalization to U.S. citizenship

Co-chair - 9th Annual Immigration Law Conference

Workshop presenter - Babson College - Basics of Immigration and Employment Law

In his free time, John enjoys traveling and vacationing with his family, playing soccer in OTHSL, and pursuing outdoor activities regardless of the season.

  • Immigration Alert
    President Obama Signs Law that Changes the Visa Waiver Program
    December 24, 2015
  • Immigration Alert
    Frequently Asked Questions About H-4 EADs
    February 27, 2015
  • Immigration Alert
    The 2016 H-1B Cap to Open on April 1st
    February 6, 2015
  • Immigration Alert
    President Obama to Sign Executive Order With a Promising Impact on Business Immigration
    November 21, 2014
  • Immigration Alert
    The 2015 H-1B Cap to Open on April 1st
    February 10, 2014
  • New England School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Massachusetts, B.A.
  • Massachusetts Bar
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