Rosanna M. Fox

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Rosanna is the Co-Founding Partner of LTF and serves as the Head of the Firm’s Entrepreneur and Start-up Practice. She advises foreign entrepreneurs and investors in all aspects of starting a business in the United States with a focus on immigration strategy and planning. Over her many years of practice, Rosanna has successfully advised start-up companies in a range of industries with respect to temporary work visas as well as green card strategies.

In addition to advising start-ups, Rosanna has extensive experience advising domestic and multi-national companies, including Fortune 500 companies, with respect to short- and long-term immigration strategies and programs. She has also advised her clients with respect to the full range of worksite compliance issues including Form I-9 compliance, E-Verify registration and compliance, Public Access Files, and government site visits.

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America, Immigration Law, in 2018 and voted a Rising Star by the New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine in 2016 and 2017, Rosanna is a frequent speaker and author on a range of immigration-related topics. As an active member of the New York and New Jersey Chapters of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), she has co-chaired the Department of Labor Committee for the New York AILA Chapter and is a member of the Corporate Practice and Worksite Compliance Committees, and serves on the AILA National Customs and Border Protection Liaison Committee.

Prior to founding LTF, Rosanna was a Shareholder in the New York and New Jersey offices of a large international law firm. Prior to that, she was a Partner in the immigration practice group of a prominent Manhattan law firm.

Rosanna loves practicing immigration law because it allows her to help others materialize their professional and personal dreams. When she is not practicing law, Rosanna loves to run and has completed a number of races including four half-marathons. She also helps coach a local Girls on the Run team. Rosanna lives in New Jersey with her husband, two daughters and their cockapoo Benji.


Representative Industries

  • E-commerce
  • Engineering and Information Technology
  • Media and Communications
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Financial Services and Banking
  • Real Estate Development
  • Architecture
  • Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Art Dealing
  • Electronics Manufacturing, among others

Representative Matters

  • New Office L Petitions and Extensions
  • E-2 Treaty Investor Registrations and Renewals
  • TN Border Applications and Service Center Petitions
  • H-1B Petitions including cap-subject; portability; and consular notification
  • H-1B1 Petitions for Nationals of Chile and Singapore
  • E-3 Petitions and Consular Applications for Australian Nationals
  • EB-1 Multinational Manager Petitions
  • PERM Labor Certification Application and PERM-based EB-2 and EB3 Petitions
  • EB-5 Investor Green Cards
  • Adjustment of Status Applications including applications for work and travel authorization
  • Immigrant Visa Applications worldwide and in particular at the consular posts in Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City and Moscow
  • Extraordinary Ability Petitions
  • I-9 government audits


  • "STEM OPT: Advising Clients on the Compliance Requirements," Practice Pointer for the I-9/Worksite Compliance Committee of the New York Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) December 2017 (Author)

  • "The Real Cost of H-1B Wage Requirements," New Jersey Law Review September 2017 (Author)

  • "Attracting Foreign Trade and Investment Through E-1 and E-2 Visas," New Jersey Law Journal November 2016 (Co-Author)

  • "Employment Eligibility: Form I-9 and the Verification Requirements," New Jersey Law Journal January 2016 (Co-Author)

Awards & Accolades

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Immigration Law, 2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2016-2017

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
    • Member, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Liaison Committee, AILA National
    • Co-Chair, Department of Labor Committee, NY Chapter
    • Member, Corporate Practice Committee, NY Chapter
    • Member, Worksite Compliance Committee, NY Chapter
    • Member, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Committee, NJ Chapter
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Education & Bar Admissions

  • J.D., cum laude, New York Law School, 2006
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Rochester, 2001
  • Admitted in New York and New Jersey


  • Russian, Fluent