Nicola Tegoni is co-chair of Dunnington’s Italy desk practice group and a member of the immigration, international, employment, Latin America desk and France desk practice groups. His practice is exclusive to U.S. Immigration Law. Mr. Tegoni represents and counsels companies and individual clients in business immigration, family immigration, citizenship, removal defense, federal court litigation, and asylum. He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the preeminent national bar association of attorneys who practice and teach immigration law. He is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Mr. Tegoni is a member of the Federal Bar Association and he also serves as a Pro Bono Attorney for The City University of New York Citizenship & Immigration Project and as a Pro Bono Attorney for the New York City Immigrant Advocacy Initiative (NYCIAI). He is Counsellor and Associate Legal Adviser at the Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations, Secretary and Board Member of the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE), a Board Member of the Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library and a member of the Advisory Board of the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’ at New York University. Mr. Tegoni is a member of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce and the French-American Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Tegoni received his Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, in Political Science, Peace & Conflict Studies, Legal Studies, and International Studies from Brandeis University and his JD from Suffolk University Law School. He is fluent in French and Italian.
*Admitted in Massachusetts, not admitted in New York.