Mr. Nanayakkara has more than thirteen years of experience in U.S. Immigration and Nationality law. Prior to passing the Bar Exam, he has worked as a Paralegal, International Trade Consultant and Legal Manager for two U.S. immigration law firms and business organizations. He has considerable experience in business and family immigration matters. He is also a strong advocate of children’s rights. Mr. Nanayakkara was instrumental in raising $35,000 within a four month period for children who were caught in a political civil conflict in Sri Lanka in 2009. Being an immigrant himself, Mr. Nanayakkara understands the obstacles faced by immigrants who are seeking a better life for themselves and their family.


University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, Master’s Degree in Law, 1996
Sri Lanka Law College, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1993

Professional Awards and Affiliations

Licensed to Practice Law in the State of Alabama
Licensed to Practice Law in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Alabama Bar Association
American Bar Association
Sri Lanka Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Greater Houston Partnership member

Practice Areas: Employment-Based Immigration, Family-Based Immigration, EB-5 Investor Visas, I-601 Waivers