Patrick Klauss, Esq. received his Bachelors degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where he majored in Public Policy. He studied at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands where he focused on European Policy and Arts & Culture. Mr. Klauss obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Patrick has extensive experience in a wide range of immigration law areas, including family and employment based issues on both individual and corporate levels, and handles H-1B non-immigrant worker visas, O-1 visas for aliens of extraordinary ability, Labor Certification under PERM, E-1 and E-2 treaty and investor visas, multinational corporation transferee working visas (L-1) and all categories of I-140 Immigration Petitions. Mr. Klauss has also been involved with numerous aspects of criminal deportation issues, citizenship and naturalization and administrative appeals to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). Patrick regularly participates in numerous panels and presentations on recent immigration legal developments and issues.
In addition to his immigration experience, Patrick worked as a clerk at the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division First Department conducting research and drafting bench memos on various appellate issues. He also worked as a legal consultant at Bear Stearns in New York and in Audi A.G.’s legal department in Ingolstadt, Germany.
He is proficient in both German and Italian.
- New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division
- United States District Court for the Southern District of the State of NY
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of the State of New York
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit