attorneys and staff
Richard S. Goldstein, Senior Partner (London & New York)
Richard S. Goldstein, was born in New York, but now resides in London with his family who are all dual nationals of the U.S. as well as the U.K.
Tammy M. Lee, Managing Partner (New York)
Attorney Tammy Lee is Managing Partner at Goldstein & Lee. She is admitted to practice law in New York and in New Jersey, a graduate of Smith College and of Catholic University School of Law (1996), Washington, DC, her birthplace. She joined our firm as an Associate Attorney in 1996, and became Partner in the firm in 2001. The firm changed its name to Goldstein & Lee in 2009. Ms. Lee is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and a member of the New York State Bar. She has lectured at seminars and conferences for the New York State Bar, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, AILA and American Chamber of Commerce.
Katherine Chow, Partner (New York)
Attorney Katherine Chow is admitted to practice law in the state of New York and is a graduate of Brunel University in London, United Kingdom, where she obtained her LLB Degree in Law with Honors. Katherine is also admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales (Non-Practising). Katherine initially joined the Firm's London Office in June 2003. Katherine focuses her practice on a wide variety of corporate employment-related nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters as well as on Consular Processing. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Katherine is proficient in Chinese (Cantonese). Katherine has been a Partner of the firm since January 2012.
Frieda S. Shapiro, Associate (New York)
Frieda S. Shapiro received her Bachelor's degree Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago and her Juris Doctor degree Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is admitted to the Illinois Bar and the New York Bar. Frieda has practiced a wide variety of corporate employment based and family-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters as well as on Consular Processing since 2001.
Maiko Fuke, Japanese Client Manager
Maiko Fuke, Japanese Client Manager, is a Member of the New Jersey Bar, and is a graduate of Seattle University and Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Maiko joined our firm in May 2010 and has been a main contact to the Firm’s Japanese clients. Prior to joining our firm, she focused on deportation cases and family-based immigrant visas. She was born and raised in Osaka, Japan.
Lynn Cho, Associate (New York)
Lynn Cho is from Toronto, Canada, and an Associate in our New York office. She is a graduate of New York Law School and is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. She is a member of AILA and currently serves on the Department of Labor and Corporate Practice Committees for the AILA NY Chapter, 2013-2014. Ms. Cho is also a member of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) and regular volunteer at KALAGNY’s Pro Bono Clinic. She is proficient in Korean. Ms. Cho earned her M.A. in Linguistic Anthropology and her B.A., with distinction, in Semiotics and Anthropology, both from the University of Toronto, Canada.
New York Staff
Brendan P. Smith
George W. Zhou