Jurisdictions: Europe; Germany; U.S. Federal Courts; New York; District of Columbia; Minnesota.
Foreign investments and due diligence
Our firm advises foreign clients who intend to invest in the United States, with or without immigration considerations. From setting up business entities to regulatory compliance, we act as trusted counsel to foreign business leaders and investors. In addition, we have bilingual attorneys that have extensive high-level contacts in China’s business and legal communities and are experienced in complex cross-border transactions and negotiations. Our investigative team regularly conducts due diligence investigations on Chinese businesses and institutions and produces thorough reports for our clients who plan to do business in China.
Award Winning Legal Team
Kingsfield Law offers complete services in all areas of immigration law, with special emphasis on employment-based immigration (EB1 and EB5). In the past decade, our attorneys have filed and been approved on numerous immigration petitions on behalf of prominent foreign artists, academics, journalists, athletes, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs. Most petitions with premium processing have been approved within 10 days of submission. Our clients benefit from our international scholar-attorneys who have first-hand experience in immigration law: from customizing client portfolios to securing authoritative expert support letters, crafting interdisciplinary documents and authoring persuasive petition letters.
Our attorneys have represented renowned international artists in various transactions, facilitated numerous art exhibitions in the US and in China, and handled all manners of legal issues arising from selling, purchasing, transporting, and exhibiting artworks. All of our attorneys specialized in art law are both lawyers and art historians by training. Our art appraisers are particularly skilled at authentication and evaluation of oriental artifacts and contemporary Chinese artworks. Our firm partners with publishers in the United States and China to publish artist and exhibition catalogs, independent author’s books, and translated works.
Our attorneys have distinguished academic credentials, senior leadership experience in international business operations, and impeccable track records in law practice. Clients have relied on our services for legal and business solutions that help them minimize risks and maximize benefits. We look forward to working with you as your business advisors, strategic partners and legal counselors.
International Human Rights Law
Kingsfield Law Office offers extensive experience in international human rights law and litigation, backed by an active academic research and teaching agenda by several of its partners. Kingsfield cooperates actively with international law firms, as well as academic institutions and non-governmental organizations, in litigation and advocacy in the human rights field. In 2018/19, Kingsfield together with the leading German law firm Dr. Selbmann/Bergert/Hägele (Leipzig/Berlin), has filed cases with the UN Human Rights Committee and the UN Committee against Torture, encompassing such diverse matters as nationality-based discrimination in higher education and remedies and rehabilitation for torture victims of dictatorial regimes. Kingsfield partners have advised various international organizations, including the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) OSCE, and the UN Development Program (UNDP), as well as governments and non-governmental organizations on human rights matters and questions of implementation. Our partners have profound litigation experience before UN and European courts and tribunals, as well as national appellate, supreme and constitutional courts in human rights cases. Kingsfield’s partners and experts have published extensively on international and comparative human rights, as well as constitutional law involving fundamental rights and freedoms.