Our Team

Meet Anne Zeitoun-Sedki, Esq

I am committed to serving my clients with integrity and professionalism and to find them a solution to their Immigration needs. My clients’ desire to have a better future in the U.S. is my priority.

Attorney Anne Zeitoun-Sedki completed her Juris Doctorate at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. She received her bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in New York, New York in 2003. Attorney Sedki holds bar memberships in the states of New York, New Jersey and Ohio. 

Attorney Sedki specialized in U.S. Immigration Law. In the course of her practice, Attorney Sedki has represented individuals and organizations from all around the world in various immigration matters including family petitions, employment-based visa and greencards, investment visas and humanitarian-based services such as Asylum, Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) and U visa petitions. She represents individuals before the United States Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) nationwide, as well as in U.S. Embassies and Consulates internationally. Attorney Sedki also serves as counsel for individuals facing detention and removal proceedings before the Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. 

Attorney Sedki is committed to the practice of immigration law, and her desire to help immigrants is evident in her attentiveness and compassion towards her clients. She is committed to making her firm recognizable for the quality of its work and dedication to finding immigration solutions for the most difficult immigration problems. 

Attorney Anne Sedki is fluent in the Arabic language but will make sure she accompanies any of your language needs with an appropriate translator. 

Arif Gozel, Esq.

Of-Counsel

Attorney Arif Gozel is an of counsel attorney at The Law Offices of Anne Z. Sedki. Attorney Gozel completed his J.D. equivalent law degree at Ankara University Law School in Turkey, and also his master’s (LL.M.) at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Sedki Law, he worked for two leading immigration law firms in Washington, DC. Having attorney licenses in New York, Maryland and Turkey, he advises diverse clientele regarding U.S. immigration laws. Attorney Gozel also advises interested parties about Turkish law. Attorney Gozel is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Union of the Turkish Bar Associations. 

Christine Cornielle

Head Paralegal/Office Manager - NY Office

Christine Cornielle is the firm’s office manager and head paralegal in our Garden City, NY office. Ms. Cornielle graduated from St. John’s University in 2017 with a B.S. in Legal Studies and is a first generation American, fluent in Spanish and English. Christine has been a paralegal for seven years, five of those years specializing in immigration law.  

Joseph F. Guirguis

Head Paralegal - NJ Office

Joseph F. Guirguis is the head paralegal in our Paterson, NJ office. Joseph received his Bachelor of Law, and master’s degree in law from Egypt and works as a lawyer with the El Gamal Law firm in Cairo, Egypt.  Joseph is fluent in Arabic and assists our clients from the Middle East with legal issues relating to U.S. Immigration law as well as Egyptian lawJoseph is the first Egyptian Attorney to be licensed and accredited by the Courts of New York as a legal consultant on Egyptian laws and he is licensed to practice law as an Egyptian lawyer through his U.S.-based office. 

We Will Assist You In Any
Issue And Conflict

If you have an immigration matter, it is important to seek out the professional help of an experienced and competent attorney who will take the time to guide you through the process. Don’t wait, contact our office today.