Attorney Albert Ratliff



 As an experienced federal litigator with a focus on helping clients resolve their immigration problems, I bring dedication and professionalism to each of my cases.




Professional Experience

  • Founder, Law Office of Albert Ratliff
  • Executive Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office in Houston, Texas
  • Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office in Houston, Texas
  • Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office in the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Supervisory Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
  • Criminal Defense Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, New York


  • Master of Laws degree from New York University
  • Juris Doctor degree from Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Arts degree from Lehman College, City University of New York

Recent Presentations

  • Taking Back The Stolen Money: A United States And Barbados Perspective, Fraud and Asset Forfeiture Workshop, National Center for State Courts, Bridgetown, Barbados, 2015

Community Service

  • Represent pro bono immigrant clients for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and KIND (Kids in Need of Defense)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Group Legal Services Association

Bar Admission

  • Authorized to Practice Immigration Law Nationwide
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern of District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • New York