Heading our immigration practice is Rohit Dharwadkar, who concentrates his practice on all aspects of immigration law, ranging from family and employment-related matters to asylum, naturalization, and citizenship matters. With an emphasis on business immigration, including H-1B visas and labor certifications, Rohit has helped bring employers and needed global talent together to insure that businesses can compete successfully in the marketplace and acquire and retain the necessary talent for proper growth and expansion. He speaks Hindi, Marathi, and also has a working knowledge of French. Rohit has represented immigration clients from all over the world.

Prior to joining Elliott and Davis, Rohit practiced law in both Pennsylvania and California at firms that focused exclusively on immigration law matters. Born in India and raised in Southern California, Rohit moved to Pittsburgh with his wife, who is originally from the area, where they have settled and started a family. Rohit is active with the Indian and business communities in the Pittsburgh area, including being a member of the Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) and Pittsburgh Technology Council. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Pittsburgh Subchapter.


B.A., Political Science with International Relations emphasis, University of California, Santa Barbara
J.D., Southwestern University School of Law




Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
ACBA Young Lawyers Division
Network of Indian Professionals
California Bar Association

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Whether you are an individual filing on your own behalf or for family, or a part of a business entity filing on behalf of your employee or potential employee, we are prepared to consult with you to answer all of your questions and assist you through the immigration process. Our practice encompasses both business-related and family-related immigration matters as well as any matters before the immigration court. We represent both individuals and corporations before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. We have experience with employment based temporary visas, including H-1B, L-1, E-1 and O-1 visas as well as employment based labor certifications for green cards. We also assist individuals and family members obtain visas and secure their immigration status in the United States.