Harry A. Suissa, Member

Maryland and Washington, D.C. criminal law attorney, Harry A. Suissa, founder of the Law Office of Harry A. Suissa, P.C., has more than 35 years of experience as a trial attorney and legal advisor across a wide range of areas of law. As a Maryland and Washington, D.C. criminal law attorney, well respected in the community, Mr. Suissa also practices in the fields of family law, business law, and personal injury.

From the time he watched Perry Mason on television as a youngster, to taking a business law class in high school, the law engaged him and became his lifelong passion. That passion shines through his enthusiasm for justice, his clients, and their cases.


  • Maryland, 1977
  • District of Columbia, 1978
  • United States Court of Claims, 1978
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 1981
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1981
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia,1979
  • United States District Court for the State of Maryland
  • Selected as one of the top lawyers in the nation



  • St. John’s University, J.D., 1976
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1970



  • Memberships
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar

Dev A. Kayal, Esq

Selected as one of Washingtonian’s Best Attorneys 2007

  • Appointed as panel member to Maryland, Attorney(s) Grievance Commission
  • Licensed to practice law in Maryland, Washington D.C.
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, D.C. Circuit
  • Federal Courts in D.C. and Maryland.



  •  University of Minnesota School of Law (J.D., 1993);
  • Journal of Law and Inequality (Associate Editor);
  • Faith Thompson Scholarship;
  • Human Rights Center Fellowship.
  • Rutgers University (B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1986).



Dev has more than 19 years of experience successfully representing clients in immigration matters before the US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Labor, and US State Department. In the field of business immigration, the firm’s clients have included Construction Management, Pharma, Engineering, Hospitals and other Health Providers, Telecommunications, and Information Technology firms. He has also represented a number of Not-for-profit firms in the Educational institutions, Outstanding Professors and researchers. He has has also successfully represented clients in Immigration Courts - including Extreme Hardship cases, Adjustment cases, Cancellation, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, and other removal cases. The firm’s federal court experience includes litigating cases in the U.S. District Courts in Washington D.C. and Maryland, the U.S. Courts of Appeal in the Fourth Circuit, and D.C. Circuit.

When diversity matters—experience, clients, and cases

If you need legal advice or representation in Maryland or Washington, D.C., contact the Law Office of Harry A. Suissa, P.C. at (301) 589-1600. Our staff is bilingual in English and Spanish and we are located within easy walking distance of the Metro.

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