Katya Yoffe, Esq.


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Katya Yoffe’s practice focuses on cross-border transactions, business immigration, and general business law. Ms. Yoffe is licensed in the State of New York and before the United States Tax Court.


Ms. Yoffe’s recent experience includes:

-Successfully obtaining work visas (such as the H-1B, E-2, O-1, and L-1), Permanent Resident Status, and Naturalization for numerous foreign clients from various countries including celebrities and prominent business people.

-Advising foreign companies on entry to the United States with respect to incorporation, licensing agreements, U.S. work authorization, and various ancillary matters

-Assisting EU-based UHNW family in its international tax planning strategy in connection with the purchase of multiple residential and commercial units in the United States.

-Representing an international security software firm in its ongoing business activities in the United States.

-Representing the owner of major Russian publishing house in negotiations with a world famous photographer for a book deal.

-Providing ongoing counsel to several New York art galleries with regard to the sale and acquisition of art, artist-dealer agreements, due diligence and international transactions.


Ms. Yoffe has worked as a researcher to David Nimmer, the renowned expert in copyright law, and Monroe E. Price, the distinguished specialist in media law.

Ms. Yoffe serves as a Chair of the Young Friends of the Hermitage Museum Foundation, a United States organization that contributes to the preservation and promotion of the rich cultural heritage of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.


B.A., New York University, New York, NY
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY
Certificate, Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, Oxford, UK


2014 Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Corporate/Business Law, NY Metro Area

2015 Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Corporate/Business Law, NY Metro Area

2016 Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Corporate/Business Law, NY Metro Area

Howard M. Squadron Fellow, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Postgraduate Fellow, Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania


Author, United States chapter, Taxlinked.net e-Book on Residency Visa Schemes

Associations and Activities

Chair, Young Friends of the Hermitage Museum Foundation
American Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association
Former Member, Copyright and Literary Property Committee, New York City Bar Association


Russian, English

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