Our Team

Debbi L. Klopman, Esq.

Ms. Klopman specializes in employment-based cases at all levels from unskilled to extraordinary ability, workplace enforcement issues and workforce planning. She handles both immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and has worked on developing programs for corporations to address ongoing labor shortages at every level. Ms. Klopman also handles consular processing, family based cases, 601 and HIV waivers and naturalizations.


With office locations in Brooklyn and Great Neck, New York, Ms. Klopman handles non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters. She has consulted with the British Consulate General in New York, is listed on their web page and served as Immigration Counsel to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a non-profit organization of international real estate professionals. She is also listed on the web page of the Canadian Consulate General. Her client roster includes multi-national information technology corporations, Fortune 500 Companies, dental laboratories located in 15 states, high-end Manhattan and area restaurants, gymnastics schools, internationally renowned fashion designers, musicians and their publicists, educational and special needs non-profit organizations, publishers and corporations that handle ADR claims preparation. Ms. Klopman’s individual client list includes foreign nationals from 54 countries.

Ms. Klopman received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brandeis University, and was graduated with a J.D. from Washington University School of Law where she was a Dean’s Honor Scholar. She is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New York. Ms. Klopman has been a CLE lecturer and both partners and associates of area corporate law firms have utilized her services. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is an active member of the Advocacy Committee of AILA’s New York Chapter. Ms. Klopman regularly mentors lawyers in the immigration field particularly in the area of labor certification and in cases involving the crossover between immigration law and accounting.

Ms. Klopman can be contacted at: Debbi@DebbiKlopmanLawOffice.com


Susan VonOhlen, Esq.

Ms. VonOhlen has been “Of Counsel” with the office since January, 1998. Ms. VonOhlen was graduated from Fordham University School of Law and had 18 years experience in general practice and Commercial Litigation before joining the office. Ms. Vonohlen now has over 14 years experience in immigration law and maintains an office on Long Island. Ms. VonOhlen handles many of the office’s appearances, works cases with Ms. Klopman and assists her in cases involving research and ancillary corporate or litigation matters.

Susan can be reached at: Susan@DebbiKlopmanLawOffice.com

Marva Murray

Ms. Murray has been Ms. Klopman’s paralegal and assistant since 2003 and currently handles client intake, form filling and contacts clients regarding information and scheduling. Ms. Murray manages all aspects of office administration.

You can contact Marva at: MMurray@DebbiKlopmanLawOffice.com