Mark (Morteza) Afshari, Esq. is of counsel to the Firm and concentrates his practice in business immigration law focusing on EB-1A/NIW, H-1B, L-1, O-1 and PERM labor certification cases. Mark graduated with highest distinction from Shahid Beheshti University, aka the National University of Iran. Mark received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law where he interned at Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and was a member of Penn International Law Group. Before joining the firm, Mark was an associate in the business department at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, LLP in Philadelphia. Prior to attending the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as special advisor to a deputy mayor of Tehran and as assistant general counsel at a major automobile company in the Middle East. Mark is fluent in Farsi and has a general knowledge of French and Arabic.