Gwen P. Weisberg

Partner, Chair of Immigration Practices



Experience


Gwen P. Weisberg is a Partner in the Professional Practices and Immigration Groups at Donovan Hatem LLP. Gwen has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts, through trial and appeal, including construction, corporate, commercial, real estate, surety, federal receivership and insurance defense litigation matters. She provides proactive risk management services to clients to assist in effectively operating their practices and avoiding litigation, including presenting industry innovations and legal developments, restricting and redrafting contracts, and negotiating matters in advance of litigation to enable project delivery.

Employing her multi-state knowledge base, Gwen creatively and efficiently manages and resolves claims for design professionals throughout the United States. She evaluates realistic exposure to enable productive settlement negotiations, manage expectations and establish budgetary goals. Additionally, she manages all administrative aspects of claims management programs for insurance clients including developing billing protocols, ensuring billing reconciliation, and negotiating billing disputes.

Moreover, Gwen develops legal and fact-based defense strategies for success in alternative dispute resolution and trial. She has litigated student loan bankruptcy discharge proceedings, and mediated and arbitrated commercial and construction disputes. Representing clients before federal and municipal agencies and administrative boards, Gwen engages in all aspects of employment-based immigration, including non-immigrant visas, permanent residency petitions, immigration compliance, and I-9 employment verification audits. She provides employment-based immigration solutions for clients including developing compliance methods to meet ever-changing statutory and regulatory requirements, effectively maintaining immigration-based employment data, delivering strategic immigration advice to assist in the operation of corporate environments, identifying trends in the field, and preparing and filing petitions and appeals.