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Ruchi Thaker

Ruchi Thaker

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About Me

I am a NYC-based immigration lawyer focusing on immigration appeals and motions to the court and the Board of Immigration Appeals, deportation defense, federal court litigation, family-based immigration, asylum, naturalization, and consular processing. I provide my legal services at affordable and competitive rates. My goal is to help my clients stay in the United States with their families. My clients choose me because of the attention I provide to each and every my firm, every client is the most important client I have.


Languages Spoken: Gujarati, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Immigration: 100%
    13 years, 800 cases



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Ruchi possesses exceptional litigation skills in the area of deportation and removal proceedings. She also deeply cares about her clients and give them her undivided attention.


    Saleem Rizvi Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have known Ruchi for several years and I wholeheartedly endorse Ruchi Thaker. She is a hard working and meticulous attorney, and her successes in immigration law cases speak for themselves.


    Howah Hung Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Ruchi Thaker

225 Broadway Ste 3000
30th Fl.
New York, NY, 10007-3001



NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Women Attorneys in New York Metro AreaSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Clients ChoiceAvvo2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Client ChoiceAvvo2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/Sole ProprietorLaw Office of Ruchi Thaker2012 - Present
PartnerThaker Berowitz LLP2007 - 2012
AssociateBretz & Coven LLP2002 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Ashley v. RidgeClient was granted bond and released from immigration detention
Zmijewska v. GonzalesVoluntary departure bar was not held against the client and she was eligible to pursue adjustment of status
Matter of ZmijewskaVoluntary departure bar was not held against the client and she was eligible to pursue adjustment of status

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Rutgers University, New Brunswick/PiscatawayPolitical Science, SpanishBachelors of Arts1999