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Ari Farkas is a Partner and Chair of the U.S. Business Immigration Group at Pearl Cohen’s New York office. Ari advises clients on business immigration matters as well as employment authorization compliance. Ari’s practice also includes advice and audits focused on immigration law issues in mergers, acquisitions, and / or restructuring transactions.

Ari’s clients include domestic and foreign financial institutions, companies in the hospitality industry, pharmaceuticals, high-tech startups, software developers, manufacturers and non-profits. Additionally, Ari has represented internationally acclaimed artists, performers, and performance groups, and individual investors.

Before joining Pearl Cohen, Ari was the founding member of The Farkas Law Group LLC, a law firm focused on the practice of U.S. Immigration, Nationality and Consular law, where he represented entities and individuals from over 65 countries.


  • Connecticut State Bar


BA Political Science, Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University (1998)

JD Boston University School of Law (2001)



Professional Membership

American Immigration Lawyers Association