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Shilpa Malik

Managing Attorney


Shilpa Malik is the Managing Attorney at VisaNation Law Group PLLC. She focuses her practice on business immigration matters and understands that clients are looking for real-world advice to navigate the complex landscape of immigration law. In her role, Shilpa supports multinational, medium, and small-sized corporations across a variety of industries such as technology, finance, insurance, and healthcare, in their employment search for foreign nationals on both a temporary and permanent basis.

Prior to founding VisaNation Law Group PLLC, Shilpa worked as a Senior Immigration Attorney at distinguished law firms in the heart of New York City. Throughout her career spanning over 17 years, Shilpa has successfully maneuvered a diverse array of complex employment and family-based immigration cases and challenges, demonstrating her proficiency in all areas of immigrant and non-immigrant visas.

Beyond her legal work, Shilpa has actively engaged with the community, lending her voice and advocacy skills to various outreach programs. Her commitment to immigration law extended to her role as an advocate with the Immigrants Rights Clinic at the New York University School of Law.

Shilpa was born in India and is fluent in English, Hindi, and Urdu. She also has a working knowledge of Tamil.

Practice Areas

  • H-1B, E, L, O, P, H-3, J, K and U Visas, as well as I-130 and 1-140 Immigrant Petitions with Accompanying Adjustment of Status (I-485)
  • EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Petition
  • PERM Labor Certification with the Department of Labor
  • EB-2, EB-2 National Interest Waivers (NIW) and EB-3 Employment-based Green Cards
  • Investment Based and Treaty Trader Visas and EB-5 Green Card
  • Affirmative Political Asylum
  • Marriage Cases, Family Petitions
  • Naturalization/Citizenship, 245(1), CSPA, CSS/Lula, LIFE Act, Removal of Conditions, etc.


  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • New York City Lawyers Association (NYCLA)


New York University (NYU) School of Law, Master of Laws (LL.M.)