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10.0Lilah Rosenblum

Lilah S. Rosenblum, Managing Member

Lilah Rosenblum advises individuals and organizations on immigration and nationality law. She helps secure temporary visas, permanent residence, citizenship, asylum, and other immigration benefits for foreign nationals and employers and family members seeking to sponsor foreign nationals. She represents clients in filings before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of State; and in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews before USCIS.

Over the past two decades, Lilah has worked to promote the rights of immigrants in the Washington DC area in a range of contexts including public health, education, employment law, and immigration. She is fluent in Spanish and culturally competent as she has lived, worked, and studied extensively throughout Latin America. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the District of Columbia Bar Association, and the Maryland Bar Association. She has served on a number of committees with the DC Chapter of AILA and has written, presented and taught on employment-based immigration topics.



  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D. order of the coif and magna cum laude, 2006
  • American University School of International Service, M.A. in International Affairs, 2006
  • Vassar College, B.A. with honors, thesis distinction, and Phi Beta Kappa, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Prior Professional Experience

  • Lichtman & Rosenblum, PLLC, Partner
  • Lichtman & Elliot, PC, Partner
  • Lichtman, Trister & Ross, PLLC, Associate
  • Clerkships: James & Hoffman, PC; DC Employment Justice Center; Legal Aid Justice Center – Immigrant Rights Project;  Service Employees International Union
  • Washington Office on Latin America, Special Assistant for Cuba
  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health, Research Assistant


  • Lexis Practice Note, Lexis Nexis, “H-1B Visas: Specialty Occupation Nonimmigrant Visas” (2016-2021) (co-authored with Elliott Lichtman)
  • Lexis Practice Note, Lexis Nexis, “Permanent Labor Certification Program (PERM): Best Practices for Compliance” (2016-2021) (co-authored with Elliott Lichtman)
  • AILA’s Guide to PERM Labor Certification, American Immigration Lawyers Association (2011) (Associate Editor)
  • “United States Immigration Law – Visa Requirements for Foreign Investors and Business Personnel” in Manual of Foreign Investment in the United States, Thomson West (co-authored 2006 and 2007 Supplements with Elliott C. Lichtman)
  • “Mistakes in the Making: The Failure of U.S. Immigration Reform to Protect the Labor Rights of Undocumented Workers,” 13 No. 3 Hum. Rts. Brief (2006)
  • “Drugs, Blackhawks, and Bodies: The Impact of U.S. Counternarcotics Policy on Human Rights in Colombia,” American University (2003) (working paper published to the web)
  • A Time for Change: Rethinking U.S.-Cuba Policy, Washington Office on Latin America (2002)

Professional Recognitions

  • Included in Best Lawyers® for Immigration Law (DC), 2016-2024 editions
  • Avvo rating of 10 and listed as Top Attorney by Avvo
  • Recognized by in 2023 Best Immigration Lawyers in Washington, DC Awards
  • Firm included in Best Law Firms™ in the US, 2024 edition.
  • Firm included as a Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the 2023 Corporate INTL Global Awards