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Irina Lust

Senior Associate, Russia Practice Team
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Office: 1 (212) 960-3775
Cell: 1 (917) 392-0057

400 E 57th St. 9N
New York, New York 10022


Irina Lust is a Principal Lawyer in the firm's Russia and Eastern Europe Practice group.

Irina and her team focus on representing businesses of all sizes, high net worth individuals, investors and entrepreneurs from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Belorussia, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan achieve their US business and immigration goals. Irina has significant experience with the alphabet soup of investor and business visas, including E2, L1, O-1, EB1A and EB5 visas.

A frequent guest expert on US business immigration on a variety of television programs, Irina has been featured in multiple newspapers and print media publications for her opinion on US business immigration as it pertains to the Russian speaking world.

Having immigrated to the United States from Siberia, Irina is a native Russian speaker.


J.D., New York Law School, 2007
In 2002, Irina obtained an undergraduate degree in business economics from SUNY Oneonta. In 2007, Irina earned her Juris Doctor degree at the New York Law School. She is admitted to practice law in the state of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York, Connecticut District Court and the United States Supreme Court. Irina is an active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association and is a member at Invest In the USA (IIUSA) | EB-5 Trade Association. Irina also holds real estate brokers license from the State of New York and helps individuals and businesses in acquiring residential and commercial property.