People: Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern, Partner

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Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern

Partner

Boston
Direct: (617) 946-4911
Fax: (617) 946-4801
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Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Dyann provides high-level advising and U.S. immigration portfolio management for corporations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations.  Clients describe her as “passionate about her work and compassionate towards the foreign workers’ situations.”  Dyann is also the manager of the Business Immigration Group’s EB1 practice team, which prepares priority green card applications for professionals across a variety of disciplines. 

A frequent panelist and trainer, Dyann has co-authored a number of articles on immigration law and is often interviewed by the press on issues relating to immigration.  She has been active in the area of immigration law for over thirty years, beginning with a position at Boston’s Berklee College of Music.  As International Student Advisor, she developed the first program of legal services for the college’s large international student community and was more recently honored with an award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the College.

Dyann is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators.  She has served on AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee, Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee, and Student and Scholars Committee.   Dyann is also a featured member of Seyfarth Shaw's rock band, "Bill Early and The Collections."

Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Dyann provides high-level advising and U.S. immigration portfolio management for corporations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations.  Clients describe her as “passionate about her work and compassionate towards the foreign workers’ situations.”  Dyann is also the manager of the Business Immigration Group’s EB1 practice team, which prepares priority green card applications for professionals across a variety of disciplines. 

A frequent panelist and trainer, Dyann has co-authored a number of articles on immigration law and is often interviewed by the press on issues relating to immigration.  She has been active in the area of immigration law for over thirty years, beginning with a position at Boston’s Berklee College of Music.  As International Student Advisor, she developed the first program of legal services for the college’s large international student community and was more recently honored with an award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the College.

Dyann is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators.  She has served on AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee, Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee, and Student and Scholars Committee.   Dyann is also a featured member of Seyfarth Shaw's rock band, "Bill Early and The Collections."

Education

  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
  • B.A., Middlebury College
    cum laude

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Courts

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • National Association for Foreign Student Affairs

Accolades

  • Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Recognized as one of Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers and AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®in 2012
  • International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • Selected in the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Editions of Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Immigration Law