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Bennett Savitz

Adjunct Faculty, International Higher Education


Bennett Savitz has practiced exclusively in the area of immigration law since 1994.  Prior to forming Savitz Law Offices, P.C. (, he was with the firms Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. in Boston; and Pampanin Law Offices in Cambridge.

Since 1994, he has been an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), serving on several local and national AILA committees, helping shape policies and procedures for the entire Immigration Bar.  He has also served as the Chapter Chair of the New England Chapter of AILA. Since 2008, Bennett has been selected as one of Boston's Best Lawyers in Immigration Law by Best Lawyers of America.  

Bennett speaks frequently and writes numerous articles on various aspects of Immigration Law.  He also authors articles in AILA's Immigration & Nationality Law, a nationally distributed handbook published annually at the national conference, where he is frequently a speaker.  Bennett was also the Chairman for a series of Immigration Law seminars sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.  Additionally, he was the editor of their two-volume reference set entitled, Immigration Law Primer.  He is currently teaching a Graduate School course on Immigration Law and Policy at Lesley University.

Bennett also presents immigration information annually to thousands of attendees at the BIO international biotechnology conferences, and has also presented at the Pacific Rim international biotechnology conferences, and the INTERPHEX international pharmaceutical conferences.  He also presented immigration information to thousands of Human Resource professionals at the SHRM Global Forum and SHRM World Congress.

He has published a chapter on Immigration Law in Legal Aspects of Doing Business in North America, Juris 2011.


B.A. cum laude, Political Science, University of California at San Diego
M.A., International Relations, Boston University
J.D., Boston University, Edward F. Hennessey Scholar