Dev Viswanath

Dev Viswanath

New York, New York

Dev Banad Viswanath is the principal attorney of the Banad Law Offices, P.C., with offices located in Manhattan and Queens with an office in Bangalore, India soon to come. Mr. Viswanath obtained his undergraduate degree from Boston University and his J.D. from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, NY. He is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey as well as the Federal District Court of New Jersey. Mr. Viswanath has represented individuals and corporations from all over the world in various stages of the immigration and nationality process. Mr. Viswanath currently is of counsel to Morgan Levine Dolan, P.C. In addition, he is the General Counsel to International Television Broadcasting, Inc. (ITC) and the Heart & Hand for the Handicapped (HHH). He has also been an Associate Editor for the Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook for the past 5 years.

Since 2008, Mr. Viswanath has been a Trustee to the Rashtreeya Shiksana Samithi Trust (RSST) which runs over 26 educational institutions under the Rashtreeya Vidyalaya (RV) banner. He is also the President of the Hollis Hills Civic Association, a community civic group.

Areas of Practice

  • US Immigration and Nationality Law
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2006
  • New Jersey, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2006


  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: Adolf Homburger Humanitarian Award/Moot Court - Best Oralist, Best Brief
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.A.
    • Major: Psychology & Philosophy


  • Instructor - Immigration Law, New Horizons, 2009
  • AILA National Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook, Associate Editor, 2008 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Queens Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Member, 2009 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • The Banad Law Offices, P.C., Principal Attorney, 2008 - Present
  • The Law Offices of Michael Phulwani, P.C., Associate, 2005 - 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • AILA NY Charter Citizenship Day Committee Member & Coordinator, 2008 - Present


  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Spanish