- J.D., Fordham Law School
- B.A., Occidental College
- New York
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
Andrew R. Lerner
Andrew R. Lerner joined KM&M in November 2017 as Senior Counsel to the firm’s newly established Immigration Practice Group. Andrew has been practicing immigration law for over 25 years, focusing on immigration-related business, entertainment and family-based legal matters.
A substantial amount of Andrew’s time is dedicated to analysis, strategic planning and development of immigration-oriented solutions for corporate, entrepreneurial and investor clients. Andrew has been a featured seminar and conference speaker on a wide array of immigration issues, and has been selected annually for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America since 2003, The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers since 2010, and since 2007, has been selected annually as a New York Super Lawyer.
He is a former Chair of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), in addition to having served as a member of AILA National’s USCIS Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee, Co-Chair of NY AILA’s District Director Liaison Committee, Chair of NY AILA’s Corporate Practice Committee, member of NY AILA’s USCIS Liaison Committee, Co-Chair of NY AILA’s 8th Annual Immigration Law Symposium, and Co-Chair of NY AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee. Most recently, Andrew served on AILA National’s EB-5 Liaison Committee for (2012/2013) and 2013/2014.
Andrew attended Occidental College, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in English and Theater. He then went on to obtain his J.D. from Fordham Law School.
On a personal note, Andrew prides himself on being a "native New Yorker," having been brought up in Greenwich Village during the 1960s. A creative soul by nature, prior to practicing law he was employed as an assistant film editor, an actor, and a singer/songwriter. Andrew is also a tennis fanatic and avid runner, having run in five New York City marathons. He now applies his intellect, creative abilities, and boundless energy to analyzing the law and developing immigration-related solutions tailored to the specific needs and objectives of KM&M’s clientele.