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Valentine A. Brown

Valentine A. Brown

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About Me

Valentine A. Brown is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in the Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group. She serves as global immigration law counsel to a diverse group of multi-national and domestic corporations and their employees, providing advice, compliance audits and representation to help navigate the intricacies of US and foreign immigration laws. Ms. Brown also represents individuals in all types of immigration proceedings, including persons of extraordinary ability; spouses, fiancées and children of US citizens; naturalization and political asylum applicants; as well as respondents in deportation and immigration appellate proceedings.


Ms. Brown is an instructor for the Duane Morris Institute, which provides training in all areas of employment law for human resource professionals, in house counsel, benefits administrators and managers through classes in Philadelphia, client-site trainings and webinars. Ms. Brown’s courses include, I-9 Compliance Basics; E-Verify for Everyone; E-Verify for Federal Contractors, Electronic I-9s: The Pros, the Cons and the Requirements; and H-1B Public Access Files: What Employers Need to Know.


Ms. Brown is a former law clerk to the Honorable John. J. Gossart, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Baltimore, Maryland, a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and a graduate of the University of Delaware. She is fluent in Spanish and conversant in French.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Immigration: 100%
    20 years



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Harlan Gregg York

    After nearly two decades spent exclusively practicing immigration law, I have come to know countless peers. Valentine is uniquely skilled in all areas of immigration. Gifted, compassionate, and incredibly detail oriented, she's among the elite!


    Harlan York Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Herbert Ira Ellis

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Herbert Ellis Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Duane Morris Llp
30 S 17th St
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Duane Morris, LLP

1940 Rt 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002





Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Golden Lamp AwardHIAS of Pennsylvania2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Immigration Law PartnerDuane Morris, LLP2009 - Present
Immigration Group Practice ChairWolf Block, LLP2008 - 2009
Immigration Law PractictionerValentine Brown, LLC2000 - 2008
ClerkExecutive Office Of Immigration Review1994 - 1994


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationCo-Chair Pro Bono Commitee2009 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Philadelphia chapter)Executive Committee1998 - 2001

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
US and International Visa MattersApplications Approved
Corporate I-9 & E-Verify CompliancePolicies Successfully Drafted, Taught and Implemented

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of DelawareForeign LanguagesBA - Bachelor of Arts1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Challenges of Global MobilityGlobal Mobility & Immigration Compliance2014

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