Practicing law since 1993, Art focuses exclusively on advising organizations and individuals on employment-based and family-based immigration law matters.  Art brings a unique, multi-faceted approach to case strategy, drawing upon his strong liberal arts education at Georgetown, his business background as a CPA and MBA, and his study of government administrative law in Washington, D.C.

As a nationally recognized authority on immigration law, Art is invited to speak all over the United States, and has been invited to speak in the Philippines and in China. Art speaks before a broad range of audiences, including professional trade associations (NAFSA, NAWMBA, AAG, APA, and SHRM, among others); international student advisors and career development counselors at colleges and universities; international student groups; human resource groups; and economic development agencies.


  • B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Business Administration, Georgetown University
  • M.B.A., University of Virginia
  • J.D., With Honors, George Washington University

Awards and Recognition:

  • The Best Lawyers in America - Immigration Law
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite - Immigration & Naturalization
  • Virginia Super Lawyers - Immigration Law
  • Earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant (1984); Virginia “Super  CPAs” (2002)

Professional Activities:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA)
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • United World College (UWC) Student Scholarship Fund, Westminster College, Fulton, MO
  • Alumnus of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hampton Roads Program (2002)

Jurisdiction Licensed: Virginia with nationwide, federal immigration law practice

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Posted by Art Serratelli on Friday, February 7, 2014