Lisa has practiced exclusively in the field of corporate immigration and nationality law since 1994. Lisa currently manages Fragomen’s global operations within the United States, and provides guidance on global initiatives, the development and implementation of global, regional, or country-by-country immigration programs for clients, and immigration best practices. She is also a member of Fragomen’s Corporate Compliance Committee.
Prior to managing the firm’s global operations in the United States, Lisa’s practice included all aspects of corporate U.S. including nonimmigrant visas, permanent residence, citizenship, I-9 compliance, and immigration support for corporate restructuring, downsizings, and mergers and acquisitions.
Lisa has represented corporate clients in a variety of industries such as financial services, insurance/reinsurance, information technology and telecommunications, human resources and management consulting, industrial gas, marketing/advertising, and pharmaceuticals. She has also represented numerous mid-sized companies and high net-worth individuals.
Prior to moving to New York in 1996, Lisa worked in the firm’s Chicago office, where she represented clients in the commercial aviation, oil & gas, financial services, accounting and manufacturing industries.
Provided counsel to a multinational organization seeking to implement a global immigration program across more than 80 jurisdictions
Managed the immigration practice for a large multinational financial institution, utilizing all visa categories for the temporary and permanent employment of foreign professionals from countries around the world
Provided counsel to small and mid-cap companies to establish corporate immigration programs, best practices and policies
Provided counsel, training and tailored programs to an international telecommunications firm seeking to restructure its immigration program, and to review and revise their established internal best practices and immigration policies
Provided counsel to a commercial greenhouse under federal investigation for immigration-related compliance issues. Assisted the company in obtaining H-2A certification for temporary or seasonal agricultural work
Conducted an internal audit of a division of a multinational financial services firm’s cross border immigration practices in several countries around the world to ensure compliance with local immigration requirements