About Our Firm

40+ Years of Immigration Law Experience

The Fleischer Law Firm LLC is a U.S. immigration law practice dedicated to giving each and every client unrivaled service and attention until their case is finally settled. Our founder, Richard I. Fleischer, has practiced U.S. immigration law since 1973 helping to guide applicants and their families through the maze of the immigration process so they can relocate to the United States.
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Practice Areas 

Business Immigration

At The Fleischer Law Firm LLC, based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, we represent companies across the United States and throughout the world. Our reputation for finding efficient and creative solutions for businesses wishing to attract top international talent is unparalleled. We represent multi-national companies in IT and engineering fields, as well as, local architecture firms, universities, and start-ups. No matter the size of your company, we can help your top notch talent immigrate to the United States. Contact us today for a superior business immigration solution.


There is no greater right in the world than the ability to vote, which only US citizen can do in this country. The Fleischer Law firm LLC can help you naturalize and exercise this fundamental right. Our attorneys have been helping permanent residents become US citizens for over forty years. We spot any potential issues that may adversely affect your permeant residence status before they become a problem. Do not take this expert analysis for granted. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

National Interest Waiver

Renowned immigration attorney Richard I. Fleischer has led the Firm’s international reputation in processing National Interest Waivers for researchers, scientists and others making an impact in highly technical fields. Our national law firm uses “outside-the-box” analysis and expertise to guide hundreds of satisfied clients in demonstrating how their work is in the national interest of the United States.

Family Immigration

Family is of the utmost importance. Since 1973, The Fleischer Law Firm LLC, with offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, and St. Louis, Missouri, has been fighting to reunite families. Whether filing for a fiancé, spouse, child, parent, or sibling, The Fleischer Law Firm LLC will work pro-actively to minimize family separation. We welcome the opportunity to watch families thrive and prosper as they strive to achieve the American Dream. Contact one of our experienced attorney today to make sure your immigration case is handled quickly and correctly.

Working Visas

It is imperative to understand the criteria and timing for various visas, so the time to start planing for your company work visa is now. Contact our immigration attorneys to obtain working visas for your specialized workers. Whether it is an H-1b, L-1A , L-1B intra-company transferees, TN NAFTA workers , O-1 visa for aliens of extraordinary ability, P-1 visa for athletes and entertainers, or R-1 visas for religious workers, our experienced attorneys will find the correct visa solution for you and your company. 

Other Services

As a full-service immigration law firm, our attorneys can handle any US immigration issue. We will litigate undue government delay in federal court, file affirmative and defensive asylum claims, file immigration hardship waivers, and represent immigration clients in deportation/removal defense.  We can also assist and counsel on any I-9 employer compliance issues.  Our Cincinnati-based law firm practices US immigration exclusively, providing the solutions you need with a personal touch.

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Our Attorneys

Richard I. Fleischer

Richard I. Fleischer

Richard I. Fleischer is the Founder of the Fleischer Law Firm LLC, and has been practicing Immigration Law for over 42 years. Richard was the first attorney in Ohio to specialize in this area. He focuses his practice on all aspects of Immigration Law including immigrant and non-immigrant visas, naturalization, deportation and asylum. Much of his time and expertise is devoted to processing PERM, national interest waivers and outstanding research petitions. Richard has been extremely successfully obtaining these classifications for clients located throughout the United States.

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Neil Fleischer

Neil Fleischer

Neil Fleischer is a co-founder and partner in The Fleischer Law Firm LLC. Previously, he was a partner in the long established law firm of Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford, LLC before forming The Fleischer Immigration Law Firm LLC. He has practiced immigration law since 2000. Neil focuses his practice on all aspects of immigration law including family immigration, fiancé visas, H-1B, L-1, O-1, R-1 and P-1 visas. Neil spends much of his time preparing PERM and national interest waivers cases for his clients which include cancer and heart researchers, architects, bankers, and world class athletes. Neil takes great pride in handling complex family based appeals, where hope of family unification seems bleak. From 2009-2015, Neil I. Fleischer was named a “Rising Star” by Law & Politics Magazine and the publishers of Cincinnati Magazine.

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Christopher M. Pogue

Christopher M. Pogue

Reviews of Christopher immigration work on Google rank a perfect “30 out of 30” and he is ranked as a “5 Star” immigration lawyer by Yahoo.

Prior to practicing law, Christopher was a Fellow with the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights and the Senior Book Review Editor for the Human Rights Quarterly (HRQ), published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. The “HRQ is widely recognized as the leader in human rights” journalism. It presents current work in international human rights research and policy analysis, reviews of related books, and philosophical essays probing the fundamental nature of human rights as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Christopher is married to a Belgian national, and they live together with their son (a dual citizen of Belgium and the US) in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Sherry L. Davis J.D.

Christopher M. Pogue

Salmon P. Chase College of Law 1985
Admitted to Ohio 1985
Admitted to Federal Court-­‐SW District of Ohio 1985
Medical Malpractice Insurance Defense Litigator  1985-­‐1995
Family Law 1995-­‐2013
Mediator-­‐Center for the Resolution of Disputes 2001-­‐2013
Immigration Law 2016 to present