Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


Rosanna Berardi

Immigration Counsel

p: 716.858.3884

f: 716.856.5510

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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

Rosanna provides representation and guidance to clients in the complex areas of immigration and cross-border law. Rosanna is particularly skilled with emergency and complex cases, leveraging professional networks at agencies, embassies, and consulates around the world to benefit clients and bring cases to effective conclusions. Her experience includes several years as an immigration inspector for the US Immigration and Naturalization Service (legacy INS) agency and as a trial attorney for INS in New York City. She is a sought-after speaker and media source on immigration-related issues, including eligibility requirements, non-immigrant visa categories, numerical limits, and petition processes.

Rosanna represents businesses, colleges and universities, government entities, individuals, and non-profit agencies at every stage of the immigration process, including:

  • Corporate services and support
  • Green card and US citizenship
  • Marriage and cross-border relationships
  • Working in the United States, including:
    • B-1 and B-2: Visitors for business or pleasure
    • E-1 and E-2: Treaty traders or investors
    • E-3: Professionals from Australia
    • H-1B: Professionals in specialty occupations
    • L-1: Intracompany transferees
    • O-1: Individual of extraordinary achievement and ability
    • P: Athletes, artists, and entertainers
    • TN: NAFTA professionals from Canada and Mexico
  • Criminal waivers

In addition to serving as immigration counsel at Barclay Damon, Rosanna is managing partner at the Berardi Immigration Law firm.

Practice Areas


  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • Canisius College, B.A., magna cum laude

Admitted To Practice

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Chamber of Commerce, Peel-Halton-Niagara Region, Director
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Customs & Border Protection Liaison Committee, Chair
  • New York State Committee on Women in the Law
  • Women’s Business Center at Canisius College, Forum Advisory Group
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council, Member
  • Women-Owned Law, Member 

Speaking & Publications

  • Quoted, Buffalo Business First, “Buffalo-Area Immigration Lawyers See Range of Issues Stemming From Washington,” May 2018