About Mark Urbanski

Mark Urbanski has devoted his practice to immigration and nationality law since 1996. He has represented numerous clients in business immigration matters, including technology companies, manufacturers, major academic institutions, hospitals, accounting firms and others. He also represents individuals in the sponsorship of family members, fiances, and relatives and in deportation and asylum matters.

Urbanski has served as Adjunct Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Rochester Institute of Technology and has taught International Law and Policy at the University of Rochester's Public Policy Analysis Program. He currently teaches Business Law at the University of Northern Virginia.

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  • B.S. Cornell University
  • J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo

Bar Admissions

  • New York State, Fourth Department
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia, Court of Appeals

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
  • United States Court of International Trade


  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • French

Articles, Publications and Lectures

  • H, L and E Visas:  Solutions in Small Business Context, 2005 Immigration & Nationality Law
    Handbook, June 2005
  • 2006 AILA Washington ,DC Chapter Annual Spring Conference, Moderator of Business Immigration Panel
  • 2006 AILA Washington DC Chapter Annual Fall Conference, Coordinator of Removal Panel
  • 2008 AILA DC Annual Chapter Conference, Coordinator of Advanced H-1B Visa Issues Committee

Adriana Bastos - Legal Assistant

Adriana Bastos joined the Law Offices of Mark A. Urbanski in September 2007. She earned a Bachelor’s in Law from the Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas in São Paulo, and holds an LL.M. degree from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association and has more than four yeas of professional experience in Civil Law, Criminal Law, International Law and Immigration. Prior to joining the Law Office of Mark A. Urbanski, Ms. Bastos worked for Brazilian government agencies, U.S. non-profit organizations, and a private law firm in Latin America. She was a mediator at the Special Civil Court in São Paulo, Brazil, and worked as counsel for development projects in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ms. Bastos is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.