Pratibha Kanive Agarwal, Principal

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Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, May 2008; Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, Managing Editor; International Women’s Human Rights Clinic)

George Washington University (B.A., cum laude, Psychology, May 2002)

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District of Columbia and Maryland


Washington DC Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2014 and 2015)


American Immigration Lawyers Association

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Pratibha Agarwal is the principal shareholder at Agarwal Law Group and advises institutional and individual clients in all areas of business and family-based immigration.


Pratibha’s business immigration practice includes visas and corporate immigration services for employers, nonimmigrant visas for professionals, I-9 compliance, visas for athletes and persons of extraordinary ability, and EB-5 and other visa options for investors and entrepreneurs.


Pratibha also assists individuals and families obtain permanent residency through family-based petitions, asylum adjustments, special immigrant juvenile petitions, and others. In addition, Pratibha handles U visas for victims of crimes and Violence Against Women Act self-petitioners. She also assists individuals in the naturalization process.


Prior to founding the Agarwal Law Group, Pratibha was an attorney with the law firm of Jones Day in Washington, DC. She represented Fortune 500 companies in government investigations initiated by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.


Pratibha is dedicated to giving back to her community and maintains an active pro bono practice. Pratibha is currently a volunteer at Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services and represents individuals fleeing gang violence in affirmative and defensive asylum proceedings.


Pratibha was recognized by her peers and selected as a Rising Star by the Washington DC Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014 and 2015.


In December 2011, Pratibha served as the guest speaker for the first naturalization ceremony presided by the Honorable Judge Robert Wilkins of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.


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