Fariba Faiz is the founder of Fariba Faiz Law Offices PC, based out of San Francisco, California. Fariba is an experienced immigration attorney with a proven track record of successfully petitioning investment immigration (E-1/E-2 visas and direct and regional center EB-5 projects), employment-based and family-based immigration matters.
Fariba works with employers firms and their employees and immigrant investors in partnership to transfer, intracompany, foreign personnel and their families to the United States. Fariba partners with employers in various industries including start-ups, information technology, pharmaceuticals, biotech, finance, crypto, and banking sector, hospitals and healthcare providers, architectural design firms, and educational institutions with obtaining temporary (H-1, L-1, O-1, TN, E-2) and permanent residency based on employment and extraordinary ability in athletics, the arts, business or science. Occupations typically represented include researchers, scientists, physicians, engineers, IT workers, architects, graphic artists, financial analysts, fashion designers, coaches, athletes, musicians, performers, and similar creatives. Healthcare and Research clients turn to her for her vast experience with their specialized immigration needs, including obtaining H-1B cap exemptions and J-1 visa waivers. Her success is based on her approach to solving problems by engaging and immersing herself in her client's business to gain a comprehensive understanding of the organizations and industry-specific issues allowing her to give practical actionable advice.
On the employee side of Ms. Faiz's practice, she assists individual employees with AC21 porting in H-1B and I-140 matters and provides consultations pertaining to termination and lay-offs and immigration consequences of the same for L-1, H-1B, TN, E, and O visa holders. Fariba is known for her holistic approach to immigration matters. Dedicated to providing streamlined and excellent service, she realizes the importance of taking the time to understand the immediate needs, clients' immigration and cultural background, overall long-term goals and case-specific issues, allowing her to give candid advice, providing the client with options and a road map for achieving results.
HR Directors and administrators draw on Fariba's broad ranging experience with I-9 Compliance and investigation matters, Wage and Hour issues, and employee handbook and policy and employment contract review.
Fariba and her network of trusted advisors also provide consultations to potential investors and their agents on matters such as foreign direct investment; EAR and ITAR compliance for US firms, multinationals and start-ups looking to transfer foreign personnel, or technology and services as well as regulations on foreign investments and blocked transactions proscribed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Fariba is a graduate of Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles and completed her bachelor's degree at University of California at Berkeley. Fariba has been a member of the California State Bar since 1998. She is admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court of the Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit as well as the Supreme Court of California. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and previously served on the American Bar Association's Advisory Group. Fariba has presented continuing legal education courses for Sterling Education Seminars, Pincus, as well as the San Francisco Bar Association and events organized by groups the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, as well as Innovation Norway, Opinno and similar start-up tech incubators.
Hamda Al Naimi
Fariba's expertise and dedication as an EB-1 lawyer are unparalleled. She skillfully navigated me through the intricate visa process, exceeding all expectations. As a multidisciplinary graphic designer, I was amazed by Fariba's deep understanding of my field, evident from our first consultation. She meticulously presented my achievements, resulting in a successful EB-1 application. What truly sets Fariba apart is her authentic compassion and kindness. She viewed me as more than just a client, valuing my unique aspirations. Her unwavering support and genuine interest in my success made a significant difference during this nerve-wracking journey. The rare combination of professional excellence and heartfelt personality make Fariba an exceptional lawyer. I recommend her services to anyone seeking legal representation, confident that her expertise and kindness will leave a lasting positive impact.
I had a consultation appointment with Ms. Faiz. She was very patient and pleasant answering all of my questions. She is knowledgable immigration lawyer. She was able to direct me to the right path to resolve my immigration issue. I highly recommend her.
I used Faribas' services today and will keep coming back if needed. I had been looking for answers for weeks and had zero luck with everyone else. She helped me with an immigration matter in a matter of minutes. She is professional and very knowledgeable. I will be recommending her to friends and relatives.
Antonela Ferrari Milano
I am very thankful to Fariba. She supported me throughout my Green Card application process with clear and well-founded information.
I used Faribas' services today for an immigration matter and she was able to answer my questions in a matter of minutes. She is a professional and knowledgeable. I will be recommending her to family and friends.
My sister and I came to Fariba regarding our immigration case. She was being super detailed and took her time to explain the process very well. She also...
If you have a complicated case, consider Fariba's help. She walked me through a difficult case by being very thorough and setting a high bar during the...
Fariba, helped me get my Green Card under EB1 category. Working with her for the year or so it took for our process to get through, I came to develop a high...
Fariba Faiz Law Offices PC is located at 1 Sansome St suite 3500 35th floor, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA.
Fariba Faiz Law Offices PC areas of expertise are: Immigration Law, Investor Visa.
Fariba Faiz Law Offices PC is in practice for 23 years.