Grossman Young & Hammond LLC
Sandra Grossman is a founding partner of Grossman Young & Hammond, a full-service immigration and international human rights law firm in Maryland. She is a skilled practitioner with over a decade of experience in all matters related to the practice of immigration law. She has earned her reputation as a pragmatic and creative lawyer, who gets the job done even in the most complex of cases.Sandra has developed a unique practice representing clients before INTERPOL, in politically sensitive matters, and with difficult foreign policy implications. In 2019, Sandra testified before a bi-partisan Congressional committee (the “Helsinki Commission”) as a national expert on how to curb abuse of INTERPOL by autocratic nations. She also has expertise in complex inadmissibility cases.
Sandra has successfully represented individuals in diverse aspects of immigration law before the immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and in Federal District Courts. She also represents clients in deportation defenses, detention and bond issues, the immigration consequences of criminal convictions, requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, and adjustment of status and naturalization applications, among other matters.
Washingtonian Magazine has repeatedly recognized Sandra as one of “Washington’s Top Lawyers”. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and serves on AILA’s State Department Liaison Committee. Sandra is a former adjunct professor in immigration law at the Washington College of Law at American University and is a member of the Editorial Board of Bender’s Immigration Bulletin. Sandra presents and publishes frequently on the topic of immigration law and INTERPOL matters, and has been an invited commentator on CNN, CNN Español, Fox News, the BBC, and C-Span. Sandra regularly handles pro-bono client matters.
Sandra is a native Spanish and English speaker.