Naresh M. Gehi, Esq.
Naresh M. Gehi, Esq., was recently selected to be among the Super Lawyers for the year 2023 by the Thomson Reuters Corporation–an accolade they award annually to the top 5% of attorneys on the basis of their professional achievements and the recognition of their peers. Super Lawyers labeled Mr. Gehi a “top immigration lawyer in Jackson Heights, New York,” and also noted his experience in employment and labor law, as well as bankruptcy law.
Mr. Gehi’s law firm has recently been recognized as a “Best Law Firm of 2021” by the Legal Directorate, as members of a class possessing “Rising Excellence in Immigration Law, 2021” by the Lawyers of Distinction, and as “Law Eagles of America 2021.” Mr. Gehi himself was recently presented with the Queens Ambassador Award.
He is an internationally renowned lawyer with more than twenty years of experience, successfully practicing in federal, state, and immigration courts. Gehi & Associates, his New York-based law firm, has handled more than 17,000 cases.
Mr. Gehi is also currently the personal advisor to the President of Suriname Chan Santokhi, who has appointed him to lead the legal committee tasked with rewriting Suriname’s immigration laws, and frequently consults Mr. Gehi on international and trade law affecting Suriname. In recognition of Mr.Gehi’s service, which has also included significant contributions toward Suriname’s economy, President Santokhi has conferred upon him the honorary title, “Honorable.”
Mr. Gehi’s expertise has also been actively sought after in the U.S., where he has worked closely with U.S. Representatives and testified before the NY State Senate on reforming immigration law, as well as acted as a member of Hillary Clinton’s finance committee.
Additionally, Mr. Gehi is firmly committed to using his skills and knowledge to educate attorneys and laypersons alike on immigration matters. He is a member of the Federal Litigation Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s New York Chapter, and has spoken on the association’s “Ask the Experts” panel.
Mr. Gehi has also engaged the broader public, appearing on CNN, ABC World News, and at the renowned Press Club of America to offer his insights and perspective on the law. His work has been featured in the New York Times and Forbes Magazine, and Mr. Gehi himself has been cited as an expert by Fox News and PIX 11. His efforts to make immigration law accessible to everyone have also led him to author the book “Immigration for Everyone,” now in its third edition.
DID YOU KNOW?
Mr. Gehi’s illustrious clients include Shahrukh Khan, the undisputed king of Bollywood, Honey Singh- a renowned artist, numerous Bollywood celebrities, Grammy Award Winners, UN Diplomats, and retired judges.