Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Welcomes Kyle Knapp as a New Partner

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm



Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm

Charlotte, NC (Law Firm Newswire) September 11, 2017 – Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm is pleased to welcome Kyle Knapp as a new Partner in the Firm. Kyle joins Steven H. Garfinkel, Meredith W. Barnette, and Hannah F. Little as partners at one of the largest business immigration law firms in the Southeastern U.S.


Kyle graduated from The Ohio State University (summa cum laude) and Capital University Law School (magna cum laude). He has practiced immigration law since 1998, first with a large firm in Columbus and then with a boutique firm in Chicago. He represents employers with immigration compliance issues and in securing non-immigrant and immigrant visas for their employees. Kyle increases the firm’s deep expertise in existing and new business sectors, having worked with employers in industries including information technology, engineering, financial services, education, and healthcare.

“We are very excited that Kyle has decided to join Garfinkel Immigration,” says Managing Partner, Steve Garfinkel. “His expertise and extensive experience will increase our already exceptional level of service to clients across numerous industries. Kyle is a natural fit for the firm, with outstanding academic achievement, impeccable legal credentials, proven leadership, and a commitment to quality service for our clients.” Kyle also adds to the firm’s language capabilities with fluency in German and proficiency in Spanish.

Garfinkel Immigration, with 7 attorneys, 25 experienced paralegals and 6 administrative personnel, is the largest law firm in Charlotte dedicated exclusively to the practice of immigration law. The firm’s primary emphasis is on employment-based immigration. In its 20th year, Garfinkel Immigration represents Fortune 100 companies and small and mid-size businesses in the U.S. and around the world. The firm’s major clients include colleges and universities, hospitals and healthcare systems, and manufacturers in industries including energy, automotive, and pharmaceuticals, among others.

The firm attorneys are AV rated and include North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialists, “Best Lawyers,” and “Super Lawyers.” In addition to a substantial “inbound” immigration practice, the firm assists with global immigration and employer compliance matters. Managing partner Steve Garfinkel is the current president of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), an exclusive collaboration of the world’s top business immigration lawyers.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm builds collaborative relationships with its clients, leveraging creative approaches and industry-leading expertise in providing insight and legal advice. The firm continues to expand and grow to meet client demand while maintaining a superior edge in managing complex and nuanced immigration-related matters. Its customer focus, centered on personal attention, responsiveness and communication, sets it apart from its competitors.

For more information, please visit or call 704-442-8000.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
6100 Fairview Rd, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC, 28210
Phone: 704-442-8000
Fax: 704-442-8080



Laura Rosenberg