David Palmer

B.A. (high honors) University of Texas, Austin
J.D. University of California Hastings College of the Law

David is an associate whose immigration law experience includes a wide range of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant representation. He has particular expertise in LCA-based nonimmigrant cases (H-1Bs, H-1B1s, E-3s) and in the challenges of securing H-1B petition approvals for early-stage startup businesses.

While earning his law degree at University of California, Hastings College of the Law, David worked in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic and received the CALI and Witkin awards for Immigration Law. He also served as Symposium Editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, the United States’ oldest constitutional law journal, and organized the 2008 Symposium, “Frontiers of Democracy: Voters, Elections, and Reform” and the publication of its accompanying articles.

David is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and the American Immigration Council. He has served on the Advisory Council of AILA’s Northern California chapter, both as New Member Division Co-Coordinator and as Pro Bono Co-Coordinator.