Overview

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Established in 1980, Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) powers human achievement through immigration expertise, people-centered client services, and innovative technology. BAL, with 12 offices across the United States and global coverage in more than 185 countries around the world, operates as a single entity through its oneBAL culture — a uniquely holistic approach, intentionally structured as one team, one brand, one P&L, one standard of excellence, and one unifying technology. This united approach enables the firm to deliver the highest level of knowledge, insights, and resources from across the entire organization.

At BAL, we pursue the exceptional. To learn more, visit bal.com.

Rankings

BAL LLP is nationally ranked in 1 practice areas and metro ranked in 1 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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National Rankings

Tier 1
Tier 1 for Immigration Law

Metro Rankings

Boston
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Chicago
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Colorado
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Dallas/Fort Worth
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Houston
Tier 1 for Immigration Law

Rankings

National Rankings

Tier 1
Tier 1 for Immigration Law

Regional Rankings

Boston
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Chicago
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Colorado
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Dallas/Fort Worth
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Houston
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
San Francisco
Tier 1 for Immigration Law
Washington, D.C.
Tier 1 for Immigration Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Immigration Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

BAL LLP has 19 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made BAL LLP eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Office Locations

Los Angeles, CA
707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 3125
Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States
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San Francisco, CA
50 California Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States
628-215-2800 Call our San Francisco, CA location at 628-215-2800 Get Directions Get directions to our San Francisco, CA location
Santa Clara, CA
4555 Great America Parkway, Suite 210
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States
650-419-9100 Call our Santa Clara, CA location at 650-419-9100 Get Directions Get directions to our Santa Clara, CA location
Washington, DC
2112 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 640
Washington, DC 20037
United States
571-536-6700 Call our Washington, DC location at 571-536-6700 Get Directions Get directions to our Washington, DC location
Boston, MA
One Federal Street, Floor 36, Suite 3603
Boston, MA 02110
United States
857-309-5100 Call our Boston, MA location at 857-309-5100 Get Directions Get directions to our Boston, MA location
Austin, TX
Four Barton Skyway
1301 S. Mopac Expway, Suite 320
Austin, TX 78746
United States
737-252-5400 Call our Austin, TX location at 737-252-5400 Get Directions Get directions to our Austin, TX location
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