Our Team

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Charles D. Maurer, Jr.
Founder & Owner

Charles D. Maurer, Jr. founded Maurer Law Firm in 1978 in San Francisco, California with offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Orange County, La Jolla and New York. In 2015, the name of the firm was changed into NYIS Law Firm.

As a successful attorney, he has won many cases worth millions of dollars. While he was in La Jolla, Charles D. Maurer, Jr. represented the Plaintiff in a security and commercial fraud case, which ended up in winning one of the cases with the largest amount of money involved in history. In the early stage of his career, he worked as the manager and legal consultant at a Risk Analysis and Research Corporation in San Francisco.

Charles D. Maurer, Jr. is licensed to practice in the state of California, Arizona, Washington, New York and in the United States Supreme Court. His areas of expertise include commercial litigation, high-end real estate transaction, criminal litigation, civil litigation, immigration law, etc. He recently helped China's richest man purchase a luxury mansion in La Jolla.

Charles Maurer, Jr. received the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards (A-V) issued by Martindale-Hubbell. Since 1980, he has won this award consecutively for 41 years. In 2015, Charles Maurer, Jr. achieved the honor of “Best Attorneys of America” bestowed on only 100 attorneys in each state of the United States.

Vera C. Su
Managing Attorney

Vera C. Su is the Managing Attorney of NYIS Law Firm. As a licensed attorney in New York State and a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association, Vera has practiced immigration law, business law and other fields for 10 years. She has acquired extensive experience in providing legal service for Chinese international students and immigrants.

Ms. Su deals with petitions for both individuals and company’s business. She has successfully helped clients apply for non-immigrant visas, including PERM, EB-1, H-1B, P1, L visa and other adjustment of status application. Ms. Su also provides consultations regarding international business expanding and investment immigration.

Senior Attorney

QIAN QIAN LU Adrianna Qian Qian Lu is a Senior Attorney of NYIS Law Firm. Ms. Lu has handled cases ranging from H-1B and RFEs, TN Visas,L-1A Intracompany Managerial Transfer cases,EB-1A Alien of Extraordinary Ability,EB-1C Multinational Manager or Executive, EB-2/EB-3 Employment Based Immigration,BIA and Federal Appeals and Motion to Reopen, I-601/I-601A Waivers, etc. Her rich experience enables her to maintain a high number of successful high-level case victories when dealing with business and immigration related cases.

Ms. Lu is devoted to serving her community and she participates in Pro Bono legal aid activities frequently. She is a member of AILA, a volunteer with the CLARO in NY, a member of the AALDEF, and a member of the NYLAG.

David Lin
Associate Attorney

David Lin David Lin is an Associate Attorney at NYIS. He is licensed to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia. He works in the firm’s legal service department, focusing on employment-based immigration. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lin used to work at CKR Law, LLP, where his work primarily focused on immigration, civil litigation, and EEOC matters. Mr. Lin worked at Reid & Wise New York office, where he has consulted corporates and individuals on immigration and corporate matters. Mr. Lin has interned for the Honorable Rosemarie E. Aquilina of the 30th Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan.

Mr. Lin has handled cases ranging from H-1s, L-1s, J-1 waivers, EB-1Cs, EB-3s, and EB-5s, as well as fiancé visas, family-based immigration, to citizenship.


Jane S
Customer Satisfaction Manager
Joyce J
Customer Relations
Vivian C
Paralegal Manager
Crystal T
Paralegal Manager
Chloe C
Gina C
Sharon L
Yvette W
Vin H
Angelique L