Robert Gaffney is the founding attorney at Law Offices of Robert Gaffney, with over 30 years of experience and a strong practice focus on EB-5 immigration. Mr. Gaffney is a certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality law by the California State Bar Association and rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for skill and integrity to individual lawyers. Mr. Gaffney is honored to have been selected through peer review for the list of Super Lawyers of Northern California, awarded to only 5% of practicing attorneys in the area. Mr. Gaffney is fluent in Mandarin and has significant academic background and professional experience with Chinese issues. His publications include “Country-Specific Issues and Challenges in Representing EB-5 Petitioners from the People’s Republic of China” published in Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs (2nd Ed.), AILA 2010, and “Issues and Approaches to the Preparation of I-526 Petitions for Minor Petitioners” published in Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs (4th Ed.), AILA, 2019.
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law - 1980; B.A. with Highest Honors, University of California, Major in Chinese Studies - 1973; University of Michigan, Foreign Language Fellow, Center for Chinese Studies National Defense - 1976
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); Immigration Law Panel of Bar Association of San Francisco Lawyer Referral Service