Employment-Based Immigration Law; Family-Based Immigration Law; Naturalization Law
University of Pennsylvania, Law School, (LL.M., 1983); University of Bombay, India, Government Law College (LL.B., 1982); University of Mumbai, Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics (B. Com., 1979)
State of New York, 1983
Rohit Turkhud has been specializing in the practice of the US Immigration & Nationality Laws since 1985. For the first 9 years of his career his practiced focused on asylum and removal cases. Since 1994 he has been specializing in employment based and family based matters.
From 1994 to 2001 Rohit served in senior executive positions at IT companies and headed their legal and international recruiting divisions. He was an integral part of setting up an IT company’s UK operations and travelled extensively to the UK in the discharge of those responsibilities.
From June 2004 to September 2012 he was a partner at the Law Offices of Cyrus S. Nallaseth PLLC, and at Nallaseth & Turkhud PLLC. He continues to focus on employment based immigration matters.
Rohit has joined FLG, as a partner, in the pursuit of excellence and expansion. Rohit seeks to contribute to the international growth of FLG and help ensure that we always provide the quality of services and attention to customer satisfaction that has catapulted FLG to the top of law firms specializing in the field of immigration laws. He is proud to be a member of a team that reaches from Miami to San Francisco and from New York to Denver, with Michigan being the heart of the network.
He has authored a frequent immigration law column for India Today’s North American edition. He is a guest speaker on business immigration issues, specially relating to H-1B and the new PERM rules and regulations. He has authored an article in the second edition of the authoritative “THE PERM BOOK”.
On the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Rohit hosts a prime time LIVE immigration show on Jus Punjabi, a national cable network channel.
Mr. Turkhud is fluent in the Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi languages.
Organization or Association Affiliations
Mr. Turkhud is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1985. He is also a member of the following Liaison Committees in the New York AILA Chapter: DOL; and the Corporate Practice Committees.