Associate
T +1 310 979 6871
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11150 W. Olympic Blvd
Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90064
United States of America

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Arizona
  • Illinois

Education

  • Harvard Law School
    ,
    J.D.
    ,
    1986
  • Wellesley College
    ,
    B.A.
    ,
    1983

Veronica M. Jeffers

Veronica has served as corporate immigration counsel representing multinational and US businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, in a wide variety of US immigration and naturalization matters.

Representative Experience

She currently leads a legal team that provides corporate immigration counsel to multi-national Fortune-500 companies, small and medium-sized organizations, as well as to individual clients, in such industries as Investment and Commercial Banking, Oil and Gas, Engineering and Biotechnology. Veronica has experience working with all major employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa categories as well as with family-based matters and applications for US citizenship.

Professional Accomplishments

Memberships

Adjunct faculty member, Southwestern University Law School

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member of the Arizona, Illinois and California State Bar Associations, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Previous Member, Board of Trustees for the American Immigration Law Foundation

Previous Member, Board of Directors, Community Law Project, Inc.

Previous Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association National Conference Committee

Previous Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association Regional Conference Committee (Greater Chicago Chapter)

Previous Chair, Cook County Bar Association, Law Day Committee

Previous Law Clerk to Judge Eden E. Hifo, The Judiciary, State of Hawaii, 1st Circuit, 5th Division

Publications and Lectures

Co-Author, Immigration and Nationality Law: Problem and Strategies Teacher's Manual (LexisNexis), 2013

Co-Author, Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies (LexisNexis), 2013

Co-Author, "Obtaining H-3 Classification," Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook (AILA), 1992

Associate Updates Editor, Immigration Law & Defense (Clark Boardman and Callaghan), 1991

Co-Author, "Labor Certification for Alien-Beneficiary Shareholders," Manual on Labor Certification Practice and Procedure (AILA), 1990

Veronica is also a regular speaker on business-related immigration topics before corporate groups, and has spoken at immigration law conferences.

Awards

Certificate of Appreciation, AILA, 1993

Pro Bono

Provides immigration assistance to educational organizations by providing counseling to individuals on immigration issues ranging from work authorization to permanent residence to US citizenship.