Law Offices of Robert P. Gaffney
With nearly 20 years of experience in the EB5 field, Robert "Bob" Gaffney, has developed significant expertise and a strong practice focus representing alien entrepreneurs under the EB-5 visa program, and in counselling businesses seeking to develop programs to qualify visa seeking investors under the EB5 program. Bob received his law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1980. Through his private law practice in San Francisco, Bob provides counsel to a wide range of corporate and individual clients in areas of investment, trade, employment and family- based visa and immigration matters. Bob is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law and is honored to have been selected through peer-review as one of only 5% of practicing attorney’s selected to the list of Super Lawyers of Northern California. He is rated "av" , the highest such rating for skill and integreity available to indidvual lawyers, by Martindale-Hubbel, generally recognized within the legal profession as the most complete and trusted source for identifying qualified legal counsel. Bob is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, having received his Bachelor's degree in Chinese Studies, with highest honors, from the University of California in 1973. He attended the University of Michigan, Center for Chinese Studies as a National Defense Foreign Language Fellow between 1973 and 1976 and he has lived and worked in East Asia. Bob is a long-time member of the Association of Asian Studies, a member of the San Francisco-Shanghai Sister City Committee, and a regular speaker on the topics of the U.S. legal system, business practices, and immigration through investment to professional and business groups.