Tsion Chudnovsky, Immigration and visa attorney, Criminal and DUI defense lawyer, Business Attorney, Criminal Immigration lawyer.

Tsion Chudnovsky, esq.

844-325-1444

Practice Focus:

  • Immigration Law & Visas
  • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Charges
  • Pre-Immigration Planning
  • Business Law
  • Family Law & Immigration

Practicing Law for 15+ years:

  • Fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish & Amharic
  • Licensed to practice Federal & immigration cases nationwide
  • Licensed to practice all other cases in California

Tsion (pronounced "sea own") represents individuals, institutions & companies within a variety of industries. Her immigration practice includes all visas, criminal immigration law, adjustment of status, permanent residence and naturalization, while often integrating business, family law, international tax, estate planning and asset protection services.

US immigration and tax laws are complex and can require careful consideration for foreigners planning a move to or investment in the US. This is especially true for high net worth clients that wish to understand US tax laws. Tsion often provides or coordinates pre-immigration services including: US tax review, banking relations, estate planning & asset protection.

Tsion's family law practice includes providing or coordinating family law services for divorce, child custody and surrogacy cases including those with international family law, custody and asset division issues. Tsion has a special interest in women's rights and special needs children.

International business clients often utilize Tsion’s large network of business resources and contacts to help find investors, investment opportunities, incubators/accelerators, key consultants, speed up business development and simplify access to US markets. 

Tsion was French educated at Lycée Français and is herself an immigrant to the US. Tsion has an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Government from the University of California Irvine and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School.


Representative Experience

Immigration and business clients

— Represented high net worth client with extensive multi-national assets looking to invest in the US without becoming subject to worldwide US taxation and enable family member immigration. Assembled and managed a team including an international tax & estate attorney, CPA and business consultant to optimize complex international tax considerations, form investment vehicles and estate trusts both in the US and other countries, and source attractive investment options to client's specification. 

— Represented entrepreneur owner of an international chain of fast casual restaurants looking to expand in the US. Advised on the various investment and visa options available, assisted in establishing banking relations, introduced client to a commercial real estate broker and a leading restaurant consultant in San Francisco.

— Represented ultra high net worth foreign client with extensive multi-national assets looking to form off-shore estate trusts and foundations. Assembled and managed a team including an international estate & tax attorney, international CPA and other advisors to optimize complex tax and estate law considerations, form off shore trusts and foundations and select trustees. 

— Represented a renowned French pastry chef looking to immigrate to the US and start a commercial bakery and retail cafe business. Provided business plan consultant, formed business LLC, established banking relations, obtained various visas for entire family, negotiated commercial lease and made business introductions to a key commercial client.

— Represented international technology company raising capital and establishing a US presence. Provided business consultant, analysis, assisted with establishing banking relations and made capital introductions.

— Represented European film producer looking to start a US production company and immigrate to the US. Provided business plan consultant, obtained an E-2 visa on an expedited schedule.

— Represented distributor of Middle Eastern sports equipment setting up wholesale distribution in the US. Obtained E-2 visa, provided business plan consultant, assisted with lease and provided banking introductions.

— Obtained E-3 specialty occupation profession visas for Australian professionals.

— Obtained L-1 intercompany executive transfer visas for a wide variety of clients including fashion manufacturers, hotel chains, beverage and distribution companies. Obtained L-2 visas for executive family members.

— Obtained H1-B specialty occupation visas for a wide variety of clients including bio technology scientists, an Asian fashion designer, and finance industry executives.

— Represented surrogate parents for contract negotiations and review

— Represented various clients for dissolution of marriage including a mother with special needs child and a disabled husband


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