Stone & Grzegorek LLP specializes in the practice of U.S. immigration law. Widely published and referenced on issues of investor-based, entrepreneur, and business immigration, founding principals Lincoln Stone and Kathleen Grzegorek have developed an international reputation for achieving outstanding results in the practice of immigration law.
The Stone & Grzegorek team includes a diverse group of attorneys and staff. The law firm's expertise covers a broad range of matters, including investor, employment, and family-based immigration, as well as removal proceedings, federal court litigation, asylum and naturalization.
Each client is important and unique, receiving our undivided attention and creativity. Our depth of experience, commitment to excellence, and creative approach to diverse matters set Stone & Grzegorek apart from other immigration law firms.
Lincoln Stone is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law. Following studies in law at the University of Notre Dame and a federal court clerkship with Judge Robert A. Grant, Mr. Stone started his career in immigration law in 1987 with the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. In the earliest of Mr. Stone’s 20 years of private practice, his experience included immigration law as well as business transactions and litigation.
Mr. Stone is renowned internationally as an expert in the complex area of immigration law concerning investors and entrepreneurs. Mr. Stone’s private sector clients include high net worth individual investors from all over the world, entrepreneurs and start-up enterprises, as well as U.S. businesses and public agencies that view immigrant investors as a source of capital. Mr. Stone is a frequent speaker and author on the subject of investors and entrepreneurs. He is Editor-in-Chief of the book Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs, published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Mr. Stone counsels U.S. employers on compliance issues and maintaining an employment-eligible workforce. Mr. Stone also guides employers through the complex regulatory maze in obtaining residence status and non-immigrant worker visas for their employees. Representative clients include both closely-held and publicly-traded companies engaged in business spanning a broad spectrum of the economy.
The diversity of Mr. Stone’s immigration practice has provided the opportunity to represent many scientists, researchers and scholars, and other clients with extraordinary ability. Mr. Stone occasionally represents clients in immigration and federal courts.
Mr. Stone is active with various bar associations. Presently, Mr. Stone is Chair of AILA’s National Committee on Pro Bono Services, and he is a Commissioner on the Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.