How Are We Different?

We Are Focused on You.

All attorneys are not the same. We have decades of experience in the field, and we use our knowledge and experience to help our clients navigate the system. We are caring, responsive, resourceful, and professional—and our positive attitude toward you and our work shows in everything we do.

 

Every client matters. At Dyer Harris LLP, you will never feel like a number and you will never feel ignored. We are no factory law firm.

 

Our firm’s experienced lawyers handle your case. You will never feel lost in the crowd or relegated to an assistant when you work with us.

 

We are interested in you and your work. With your help, we become expert on your life, your career and your accomplishments.

 

With our breadth of knowledge, we seek to provide you with as many viable options as possible so that you can make choices based on your real goals. Once a strategy has been approved, we make it our business to create a case for you that is compelling and accurate.

 

We are committed to supporting you through this process. We will always keep you informed of your case’s status.

 

We will honor your work by doing our finest work for you. We make every effort to submit a compelling case for you—and to celebrate you and your achievements in the process. 

 

If you are ready, we would love to hear from you. Click the button below to get started, or scroll down to learn more about our team.

 

Meet Our Team

With over twenty years of experience in visa and green cards for artists, investors, and professionals,  we have the skills and knowledge to help you achieve your goals. We look forward to working with you.

Kevin M. Dyer
Partner

Kevin M. Dyer (he/him) has represented foreign clients in New York for over 30 years, focusing on immigration, international trade, and related corporate issues. He is a graduate of Hastings College of the Law, University of California, where he was Note Editor, Hastings Law Journal, and University of California (Irvine), B.A. (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa). Before forming Dyer Harris LLP, Kevin Dyer served as Resident Counsel for an alliance of South American law firms and International Counsel for Latin America for Revlon, Inc. He is a member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association.) Kevin is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and has a working knowledge of French.

Mary Sauvé
Case Coordinator

Mary Sauvé (she/her) is a Case Coordinator at Dyer Harris LLP. Originally from Nashville, TN, she graduated in 2019 from Princeton University, with a B.A. from the School for Public and International Affairs. At Princeton, she was involved in the Black Arts Company dance group, as a choreographer and performer, and led the service organization CityStep, which brought dance education into Trenton public schools. As an undergraduate, Mary worked as an intern at the International Rescue Committee, supporting the organization's Economic Empowerment initiatives.

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Aiko Johnston
Case Coordinator

Aiko Johnston (she/her) is a Case Coordinator at Dyer Harris LLP. Born and raised in California, she graduated in 2021 from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in East Asian Languages & Civilizations, and a minor in Art History. During her time at UChicago, Aiko interned at the Field Museum and Oriental Institute. After graduating from UChicago, she spent ten months studying Japanese at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan. 

April D. Harris
Partner

April D. Harris (she/her), who grew up in the New York area, focuses on visas and green cards for visual and performing artists, scholars and scientists. April is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Princeton University (Cum Laude). Prior to joining Dyer Harris LLP in 2006, April practiced law in Washington D. C. and New York, in the fields of, tax, employee benefits, and labor law.  She has served as counsel to Members of the National Labor Relations Board and numerous Unions and their health and pension plans. April is admitted to practice in the Courts of New York State and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association).

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Zawareen Zakaria
Case Coordinator

Zawareen Zakaria (she/her) is a Case Coordinator at Dyer Harris LLP. She recently graduated with a B.A. in Urban Studies and specialization in Religion from Barnard College, Columbia University. Born and raised in Queens, she loves the stories that can be told through the relationship between cities and the people filtering in and out of them. She is also deeply fascinated by the power of legacy and Language, both verbal and visual. As such, her work is inspired by all the words she knows and has yet to learn. Zawareen takes the 7 train back and forth in pursuit of the perfect sunset-skyline combination and enjoys learning more about stop motion and frame-by-frame animation.

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Taylor Adams
Legal Assistant

Taylor Adams (she/her) is a Legal Assistant at Dyer Harris LLP. She is a current undergraduate at Yale University pursuing a B.A. in English Language and Literature (Class of ’23). At Yale, she is a Writing Partner and Peer Mentor at the university Writing Center, a member of the education non-profit Circle of Women, and a representative on her residential college Housing Committee. She has previously interned with a civil litigation law firm and enjoys experiencing different fields of legal work. 

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that Dyer Harris LLP and the city of New York is located on Lenapehoking, the unceded traditional territory of the Lenni-Lenape people who are also known by the colonial government as the Delaware Nation. The majority of Lenape peoples and the main political and cultural body of the tribe ended up in Oklahoma after repeated removals and relocations spanning over 50 years of exodus, leading halfway across Turtle Island in what is now known as North America. We pay respect to Lenape people past, present, and future and their continuing presence here and throughout the Lenape diaspora. We acknowledge the Indigenous peoples who have and who presently live, work, create, and contribute to communities here in Lenapehoking.

Learn more about the Lenape People at thelenapecenter.com

Learn more about the land you inhabit at native-land.ca

Labor Acknowledgement

Dyer Harris LLP would like to recognize the labor exploited on our colonized land -- labor forced from enslaved Black and African diasporic peoples and the continual forced displacement and systemic oppression of Black, Indigenous People of Color in the colonial United States.