Neil S. Dornbaum - Dornbaum & Peregoy

Neil S. Dornbaum

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993
Phone: 973-623-7777

Neil Dornbaum is a founding partner, Dornbaum & Peregoy LLC.  Located in Newark, New Jersey it is considered one of the preeminent specialty law firms in the State of New Jersey, with a practice limited to immigration and nationality matters. The firm's emphasis is on employment and family-based immigration.

Dornbaum & Peregoy enjoys a national reputation and regularly and expertly handles complex matters nationwide. The firm has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating (AV) for legal ability and ethical standards and is listed in “The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers ", 1994-Present, under Immigration Law.  Dornbaum & Peregoy is one of only a select limited number of law firms in New Jersey with a practice limited to Immigration and Nationality Law to receive this honor.

Mr. Dornbaum is a past National Chair of the ABA's Immigration Law Committee (General Practice Division); N.J.  AILA Chapter and the N.J. State Bar Association’s, Immigration, Naturalization and Americanism Section. He lectures nationally on various aspects of Immigration Law practice for NJICLE, Federal Bar, ABA, AILA and business and human resources organizations. He serves as NJICLE Program Chair/ Course book editor for Advanced Immigration Law Issues for Attorneys, Human Resource Personnel and In House Counsel, and the Annual Immigration Law Conference for the last decade and has edited over 30 coursebooks on Immigration law.  He is on the editorial board for Immigration Law Today and is a reviewer for Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook. He has served nationally on the ABA’s Commission on Immigration. He has been listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" , for the last 20 years,  " The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers" , New Jersey Magazine's “Top Lawyers“ and “Super Lawyers“ publications for his work in Immigration and in U.S. News and World Reports Best lawyers/Best Law Firms.  

Hunter College of the City University of New YorkBA 1978Temple University School of LawJ.D. 1981

Office Location

744 Broad Street, Suite 1700
Newark, NJ 07102
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Immigration Law of the Newark Metro Area
Neil S. Dornbaum has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Immigration Law