Ms. Col founded the firm in 1982 and since then has been representing corporate clients in immigration compliance matters as well as foreign nationals seeking entry to the United States for employment. She has dedicated her career to immigration law and has amassed an impressive track record of results for her clients, building her reputation on skilled representation, trust, superior service, and an unwavering commitment to results.
Sonia V. Col
Ms. Col received her J.D. from Seton Hall School of Law and her B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University. She also attended New York University where she studied U.S. Tax Law. Ms. Col is admitted to practice law in New York and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She speaks Portuguese and Spanish.
Marcella B. Marucci
Ms. Marucci received her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law, an M.S. in International Law and Global Affairs from New York University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University. She has over twelve years of immigration law experience and focuses on employment-based and family-based immigration, including consular practice.
Ms. Marucci is a trained mediator, having completed the New York Peace Institute’s Mediation Apprenticeship Program approved by New York State’s Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Court Improvement Programs. She is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the New York City Bar Association and serves as a Co-Chair of the Immigration Law Committee of the New York Women’s Bar Association.
Born in Italy to Italian and Brazilian parents, Ms. Marucci is passionate about advocating for the rights of immigrants. She speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian, is an avid animal welfare advocate, and volunteers on the Animal Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Who We Are
Sonia Col & Associates delivers immigration, consular, and compliance-related services to clients throughout the country and internationally.
We are a New York City-based boutique law firm specializing in U.S. Immigration and Nationality law. We have an unparalleled commitment to meeting our clients’ needs and work with individual and institutional clients alike.
Our Connection to Brazil
For nearly four decades, we have honed our associations with foreign counsel to better serve a broad client base, with extensive expertise on Brazil. We are fluent in Portuguese and have deep cultural ties to the country.