Douglas R. Penn is a graduate of the University of Denver (B.A., 1989; M.A., 1994; J.D., 1994) and is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and Colorado. Mr. Penn has practiced in the area of Immigration and Naturalization Law since 1997. In February 2010, he opened his own firm in Stamford, Connecticut, where he continues to focus his practice on immigration matters. Mr. Penn frequently speaks to community groups on immigration matters. He has been a speaker at immigration law conferences at the state and national levels. He has guest-lectured on business immigration at Quinnipiac University School of Law and at University of Connecticut School of Law. Mr. Penn has been named in Best Lawyers in America since 2008 and has been rated by Martindale-Hubbell as Distinguished in the field of Immigration and Naturalization Law. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He is a past Chair of the Connecticut Chapter of AILA. Currently, Mr. Penn is the Chair of the Advocacy Committee of the Connecticut Chapter of AILA. On the national level of AILA, he serves on the Business Immigration and the Practice Management Committees.