David E. Piver

David E. Piver

Founding Partner

David is a founding Partner of Global Immigration Legal Team, LLC, bringing his extensive immigration legal experience from his immigration legal practice, Law Offices of David E. Piver, to his current role in the expansion of the  firm.  Since 1994, David has been assisting companies and individuals accomplish a wide range of business and personal immigration related objectives. 

His practice focuses on advising corporate and individual clients on all aspects of U.S. immigration law and policy. He assists clients developing strategies and secure approvals of the following case types: H-1B, L-1, L-1B, E-1, E-2, O-1, PERM, EB-1, 2 and 3 and TN.  

David works primarily with clients in the IT Consulting, technology, manufacturing, finance and entertainment  industries. 

David has extensive experience obtaining labor certification approval from the U.S. Department of Labor and approval of permanent residency (“Green Card”) petitions filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. He and his team assist corporations with inter-company transfers of executives, managers and other essential personnel (L-1A/L-1B Visas).  

He has assisted numerous students (F-1 Visa) and researchers and Foreign Medical Graduates (J-1 Visa) obtain visas, employment authorization, change status and transition into employment status. He has assisted nonprofit organizations resolve visa problems for religious workers and other nonprofit employees (R-1 Visa). . He has worked with scientists, artists, scholars and other individuals of extraordinary ability obtain permanent residency in the U.S., without a job offer, in order to pursue their unique talents. 

David assists families obtain visas for spouses, parents, siblings and others. He is nationally renown as a creative problem solver and strategist for successfully helping individuals resolve the most complex immigration legal matters.


  • Villlanova University, College of Law, J.D. 
  • Cornell University, M.S. Agricultural Sciences and International Development 
  • Ithaca College, B.A., Political Science 

Bar Admissions

  • David is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of  Pennsylvania, the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Circuit Federal Courts of Appeals and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association

When he isn’t at the office, David enjoys serving on Non Profit Boards, writing, biking, and hiking.