Elizabeth is an associate in the Firm’s Immigration Department. She focuses her practice on employment-based immigration law, specifically, temporary work visa applications and U.S. permanent residence applications for executive transferees, specialized knowledge workers, and other professionals. Elizabeth also represents large, multinational companies to ensure the seamless transfer of international personnel. She has broad experience with all types of nonimmigrant visa applications, as well as the multi-stage application process for U.S. permanent residency.
Honors, Memberships and Publications
- Emerging Lawyer in Illinois, 2017, Law Bulletin Publishing Company
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Member, Chicago Bar Association
- Member, Federal Bar Association
Below are representative samples of the types of matters Elizabeth handles on behalf of Laner Muchin clients:
Representing multinational corporations, medium-sized and emerging companies with respect to a wide range of business immigration issues: H-1B specialty occupation matters; treaty investor visas; intra-company transferees; as well as other nonimmigrant and permanent residence matters.
Conducting thorough business immigration case review, developing case strategy, preparing and submitting applications to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Submitting Applications for Permanent Employment Certification (ETA Form 9089) to the U.S. Department of Labor as part of the multi-stage application process for U.S. permanent residency.
Drafting responses to complex requests for evidence, ensuring minimal disruption to corporate client business and personnel demands.
Managing U.S. Department of Labor audits related to Applications for Permanent Employment Certification.
Advising human resources teams on immigration regulation compliance matters.
Providing advice to clients involved in acquiring other entities, including ensuring that due diligence on immigration-related employment issues is sufficiently thorough.
Providing training to managers and employees on a range of employment-related topics including leave and disability, discrimination and harassment, social media, hiring, effective documentation/discipline practices and a variety of other employment-related topics.
DePaul University, College of Law, J.D., Certificate in Public Interest Law, 2011
The University of Michigan, B.A., History and Spanish, 2006