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Attorney Matthew Streff founded Streff Legal because of his passion for working with people from diverse backgrounds, whether from different countries or different parts of our local communities. His clients include physicians, entrepreneurs, laborers, researchers, engineers, construction workers, businesses, SVPs, and HR managers; but so often, just family members and loved ones. Matt is an experienced advocate with roots working in larger firms with nationally-respected attorneys, as well as in non-profits and government. Matt has represented clients ranging from Fortune-500 companies, to small tech startups, to individual clients seeking to assert rights against the largest institutions or facing serious criminal or immigration accusations.


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Matt's Resume/CV at a glance:

  • Leadership / Community Service

  • Recent Presentations and Publications

    • Sheila Stuhlman, Matthew A. Streff, Shana Conklin, Satveer Chaudhary, Padilla 201 - Practical Challenges Since Padilla v. Kentucky, Minnesota State Bar Association - Co-sponsored by Criminal and Immigration Sections, Minneapolis, MN, November 8, 2018

    • Matthew A. Streff, “U.S. Immigration Law: Legal Pathways for Physician Immigration.” (Chapter 6), The American Heath Care System: A Practical Guide for Foreign Medical Graduates Who Want to Enter the System, Eds. Marco G. Patti, P. Marco Fisichella, Springer, January 2018, ISBN 978-3-319-67593-0

    • Greta Kaul, (Matthew A. Streff interviewed and quoted), Trump Ordered a Review of the Program for Bringing Foreign Skilled Workers to the U.S. What's He Likely to Find in Minnesota?, MinnPost, May 5, 2017 Click here to read the article.

    • Matthew A. Streff, Eric Ledbetter, Debra Schneider, Intra-Company Transferees L-1A/L-1B/EB-1(3), American Immigration Lawyer's Association Minnesota Dakotas 2016 Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 13, 2016

    • Matthew A. Streff, Multi-National Same Sex Couples: The Legal Journey to Cross Borders, With Equal Right, Minnesota Women’s Lawyers, Volume XLI, Issue I, Spring 2016

    • Roy Ginsburg, Satveer Chaudhary, Courtney Ernston, Matthew A. Streff, Build Your Immigration Practice, Minnesota State Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, Minneapolis, MN April 28, 2016

    • Matthew A. Streff, Eugene Sherayzen, Todd Vollmers, Foreign Investment in the United States: Key Immigration, Business, and Tax Considerations, Minnesota State Bar Association, International Business Law Section, Minneapolis, MN, February 18, 2016

    • Matthew A. Streff, Practice Pointers: National Origin Discrimination and I-9 Compliance, Hennepin Lawyer, Hennepin County Bar Association, Volume 85, Issue 1, January/February 2016.

    • Lisa L. Bean, Laura E. Nelson, Hon. J. Nicole Starr, Matthew A. Streff, After Obergefell: The Impact of Marriage Equality, Minnesota Lavender Bar Association 2016 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, January 30, 2016

    • Matthew A. Streff, Anthony Weigel, Ana Pottratz Acosta, What’s So Special About H-1Bs?, American Immigration Lawyers Association Minnesota/Dakotas 2015 Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 24, 2015

    • Matthew A. Streff, Virgil Weibe, John Keller, What’s in the Hopper? Immigration Executive Action and Legislation in 2015, Minnesota State Bar Association Immigration Law Section, Minneapolis, MN, March 16, 2015

    • Piyumi M. Samaratunga, Mariela R. Benitez, Matthew A. Streff, Hiring Foreign Nationals, Work Authorization, and I-9s – Workforce Verification Compliance, Felhaber Larson, PA 2013 Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Bloomington, MN, Nov. 8, 2013

    • Mark Lanterman, Matthew A. Streff (moderator), The Impact of Digital Evidence, 2013 Annual American Immigration Attorneys Association Minnesota/Dakota’s Chapter Annual Meeting, St. Paul, MN, May 30, 2013

  • Education

    • William Mitchell College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2011

    • Legal apprenticeship training in Immigration Law, Aronson & Associates, PA, 2006-2009

    • University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Bachelor's, English Major, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor, 2006