Over the course of his career in immigration, Austin Fragomen has served as staff counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on immigration, citizenship and international law and as an adjunct professor of law at New York University School of Law.
Austin has testified before Congress on a range of immigration issues. Most recently, he provided testimony in support of the L-1 visa category usage by multinational companies in July of 2003.
He is also the founding co-author of a renowned series of immigration handbooks that provide information on the best practices and latest developments in the field of business immigration, published by Thomson Reuters/West.
- Chairman, City Bar Justice Center of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Migration Studies
- Editorial Board Member of the International Migration Review
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Council on International Personnel
- Chairman of the Practicing Law Institute's Annual Immigration Institute
- Distinguished Author, Thomson Reuters/West
- Member of the Board, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC)
- Member of the Board, Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies, Rutgers University
- Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Austin has written numerous law review articles and articles for legal and professional publications.
- Listed in Chambers USA
- Listed in Who's Who Legal
- Featured in Best Lawyers in America
- Named in New York Magazine's "Best Lawyers in New York Metro Area"
- Listed in Who's Who in American Law
- Listed in Who's Who in the World
- Named a Super Lawyer
- Case Western Reserve School of Law, J.D., 1968
- Georgetown University, B.S., 1965