David E. Piver
David E. Piver founded the Law Offices of David E. Piver in 1994. He holds a
law degree from Villanova University and a Master's Degree from Cornell University.
He has worked with foreign and U.S. government officials and corporations, establishing
business relations and assisting individuals and organizations solve a variety of
Mr. Piver lived in Shanghai, China for nearly four years and
speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers
Association, the Pennsylvania Bar, and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is admitted
to Federal Practice in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Circuit Courts of Appeal.
His precedent Federal cases include:
- Fiadjoe v. Attorney General, 411 F.3d 135 (3d Cir. 2005)
- Shah v. Attorney General 04-3607 (3rd. Cir. Apr. 28, 2006).
Mr. Piver has specialized in immigration law since 1993 and has direct experience in all related practice areas including: labor certification, permanent residency ('Green Card'), and temporary work visas. He has succesfully resolved immigration issues for professionals, religious workers, entertainers, athletes, among others.
He is also proud to represent numerous world class athletes in extreme sports including
BMX, Motocross, and Snowboarding. He also assists corporations with intra-company
transfers, and assists companies from around the world establish U.S. offices, branches
etc. in the U.S., and assists international students obtain visas, J-waivers, employment
authorization, change status or otherwise transition into employment status.
He has also assisted many individuals and firms in the science, business, IT, entertainment,
and academia disciplines obtain work authorization and U.S. permanent residency,
including those scientists, artists, athletes, scholars and other individuals of
extraordinary ability who seek permanent residency in the U.S., without a job offer,
in order to pursue their unique talents.