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NPZ Law Group, P.C. (formerly, Nachman & Associates, P.C.) provides Global Immigration Law Services for large and small businesses, universities, and health care institutions and organizations in a variety of industrial sectors. Our immigration lawyers and immigration specialist staff members are respected for setting high standards and providing reasonable fees through their day-to-day work with clients throughout the United States and abroad. We provide H-1B nonimmigrant work visas to highly skilled foreign national workers.


We provide O-1 nonimmigrant visas for artists, entertainers and musicians. We have been and continue to be instrumental with assisting Bollywood Satrs, Directors and Producers with transfers to the U.S. and to Canada. We provide religious visas  (R-1) for religious organizations throughout the world. We provide temporary and permanent work permits for highly skilled labor using PERM. We provide investor visa application services and we also provide green cards through the investment process (EB-5 and E-2).


We provide green card counseling to employers and how to deal with the nuances of the PERM labor certification process. We also provide green cards for Researchers and for Exceptional Workers and Nurses. We also provide green cards for Multinational Executives and Business Transferees. We provide outbound immigration law services to Canada and to other select countries throughout the world.


We provide global business immigration law services to businesses of all sizes across the U.S. and throughout the world. We provide Form I-9 Employment Verification Training for employers throughout the U.S. We also provide E-Verify and Social Security No-Match Training. Our staff members speak a variety of foreign languages and they continue to provide prompt and personal service(s) to clients. We also assist with removal, marriage cases, family-based immigration law practice and consular processing worldwide.


David H. Nachman was born in New York and is a lifetime resident of New Jersey. Following his admission to practice, Mr. Nachman was employed for three years with one of New Jersey's largest law firms in Newark, New Jersey, in Corporate and Business Law Department. Here, Mr. Nachman engaged in the business immigration law practice and he assisted with general corporate compliance and commercial litigation.


Mr. Nachman, along with other firm attorneys, worked on such cases as Berger vs. Berger (a landmark decision regarding the interpretation of what constitutes a minority shareholder pursuant to the New Jersey Business Corporation Act) and Wolley vs. Hoffman-LaRoche (a landmark decision in the employment law arena concerning the legal and contractual implications arising from an employment handbook). Mr. Nachman also successfully completed nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications for national and international businesses of all sizes in many industries then joined another premier New Jersey law firm located Middletown.


Here Mr. Nachman served as an attorney in the Corporate/Business Law Department, where he was engaged in commercial and environmental defense litigation as well as securities regulation and contracts interpretation and drafting. Mr. Nachman continued to practice business immigration law for small and mid-sized businesses both in and outside of New Jersey.


Mr. Nachman is a member of the Bar of Bergen County, the State of New Jersey, the United States Court of International Trade, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Nachman is a Board Member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association (“AILA”), and serves as an active member and a mentor to national AILA members on various topics. Mr. Nachman has appeared twice on New Jersey News Channel 12 as a recognized authority in the Business and Corporate Immigration Law arena. Mr. nachman and Mr. Phulwani have a weekly Television Show on ITV and TV Asia about Immigration and Legal Affairs.


Mr. Nachman is widely published and he serves as an Adjunct Professor of Paralegal Studies at Farleigh Dickinson University and at Bergen Community College where he teaches Immigration and Nationality Law. Mr. Nachman, on an annual basis, moderates the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (“NJICLE”) program entitled "The ABC's of Immigration Law." In addition to the foregoing, he has presented Continuing Legal Education Programs for organizations such as CELESQ, Sterling Educational Services and The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), The Employers’ Association of New Jersey (“EANJ”) and Society of Human Resource Management (“SHRM”).


As an undergraduate at Georgetown University, Mr. Nachman served as an Assistant Legislative Correspondent in the Office of Senator Bill Bradley on Capitol Hill. He also served in the office of the United States Attorney in Cleveland. In June, 1993, Mr. Nachman founded Nachman & Associates, P.C.


In 1999, Mr. Nachman temporarily served as the Chair of the Business Immigration Law Department for Premier New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Firm and then Mr. Nachman returned to private practice at Nachman & Associates, P.C. The Law Firm is now called the "NPZ Law Group, P.C." following the consolidation in October, 2011 of N&A with the Law Offices of Michael Phulwani (Maywood, NJ, Jackson Heights, NY and Mumbai, India).


NPZ Law Group, P.C. offers its clients assistance with outbound immigration solutions to Canada and an affiliated offices "on the ground" in India. To assist with our clients' growing needs in the expanding global marketplace, the NPZ Law Group, P.C. assists with inbound and outbound immigration law to help global mobility and HR staff in small, mid-sized and large corporate organizations. For more information about our services, please feel free to e-mail us at or call us at 201-670-0006 (x100).


Languages spoken: Mandarin, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Slovak, Czech, Nepali, German, Gujarati, Telugu

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 97%
    27 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Corporate: 3%
    27 years, 1.5 thousand cases



Hourly ($150-375/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mitchell E Ignatoff

    I endorse this lawyer. The beat in the business.


    Mitchell Ignatoff Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Arkady Bukh

    David is a very professional and competent Immigration attorney and his law firm is dominant in New Jersey. He's very knowledgable, energetic and communicative. One of the finest professionals I have dealt with. I would highly recommend him.


    Arkady Bukh Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Nachman, Phulwani, Zimovcak Law Group, P.C. - NPZ Law Group, P.C. (formerly, Nachman & Associates, P.C.)

487 Goffle Road
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450-4034


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rating of 10AVVO2011
Top AttorneyNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2011
Corporate Immigration Laywer's RecognitionWho's Who Legal2011
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2011
Corporate Immigration 2010Who's Who Legal2010
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Top AttorneyNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2010
SuperLawyer 2009Law & Politics Magazine2009
Top AttorneyNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2009
OSC - DOJ GrantU.S. Department of Justice2008
SUPERLAWYERLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Top AttorneysNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2007
SUPERLAWYERLaw & Politics Magazine2007
SUPERLAWYERLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Top AttorneysNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2006
Top AttorneysNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2005
Forty Under FortyNew Jersey Law Journal2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyNachman, Phulwani, Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a Nachman & Associates)2003 - Present
Chair of the Business Immigration Law DepartmentGrotta Glassman & Hoffman PC1999 - 2003
Adjunct ProfessorFairleigh Dickinson University1996 - 2012
Managing PartnerNachman & Associates1993 - 1999
AssociateGiordano Halleran & Ciesla1992 - 1993
AssociateGIBBONS1989 - 1992
Assistant to the Dean of Student AffairsCase Western Reserve University1988 - 1989
Law Clerk - Civil and CriminalU.S. Attorney's Office - Cleveland, Ohio1987 - 1988
Assistant Legislative CorrespondentSenator Bill Bradley1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyer's Association - New Jersey ChapterVice-Chair2011 - Present
Ontario Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationSecretary - New Jersey Chapter2007 - Present
U.S. - Slovakian Chamber of CommerceN/A2007 - Present
Global MobilityN/A2007 - Present
Meadowland's Chamber of CommerceN/A2006 - Present
National Association of Foreign Student AdvisorsN/A2002 - Present
Commerce and Industry Association of New JerseyN/A1999 - Present
New Jersey Technology CouncilN/A1995 - Present
Society of Human Resources ManagementN/A1995 - Present
Greater Mahwah Chamber of CommerceN/A1994 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationTreasurer - New Jersey Chapter2009 - 2011
Brazilian American Chamber of CommerceN/A1999 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In RE: ___________.Approved
In RE: _________Approved
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve UniversityMarketing and Operations ManagementMBA1990
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Georgetown UniversityPsychology (Forensic)Other - Bachelors1985
Universidad Catholica - Quito, EcuadorSpanishN/AN/A
New York University School of LawInternational TradeN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Garden State SHRME-Verify2011
National ConferenceImmigrant and Non-Immigrant Visas2008
Immigration Law and Employer Compliance.Immigration Law Overview and Form I-9 Compliance2008
Immigration BasicsImmigration Law - Overview and Update2008
Hot Topics in a Down Economy.Options for foreign nationals impacted by a bad economy.2008
Employment Verification, E-Verify and IMAGEEmployment Verification and I-9 Form Updates2008
Employment Verification - WebinarEmployer Verification and I-9 Compliance2008