Virginia, US

Linda is an Associate in Fragomen’s New York office, where she focuses exclusively on U.S. immigration and nationality law. She represents clients in both nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters. Linda provides business immigration services to Fortune 500 and other national and multinational corporate clients, including companies in the financial services, insurance and risk management, retail, and IT consulting services industries.

During law school, Linda served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Cheryl E. Chambers, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department. In addition, Linda served as Executive Articles Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review from 2012 to 2013.

From 2010 to 2012, Linda was a volunteer at the Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office (CLARO), a consumer debt clinic that provides free legal assistance to pro se litigants.

Linda speaks English and Taishanese Chinese.

Education


St. John's University, School of Law | J.D., 2013
Syracuse University | B.A., 2005, magna cum laude

Awards

Bronx County Bar Association Craig Lensch Memorial Scholarship, 2012

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Secured Transactions, 2011

CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Analysis, Writing and Research, 2011

New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) Minority Judicial Internship Program Fellowship, 2011

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York, New Jersey

Member, American Bar Association

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Former Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Prepared and filed labor condition applications; nonimmigrant visa petitions for specialty occupation, specialized knowledge and multinational manager professionals; and immigrant visa petitions for multinational manager professionals

Advised clients on employment certification (PERM) compliance matters, including responses to Department of Labor audit requests

Publications and Lectures

Author, “Regulatory Stay Exception Does Not Shield Creditor Filing Regulatory Complaint.” American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Case Blog, January 2, 2012. Web. March 3, 2014 http://stjohns.abiworld.org/node/130

Contributor, “A Call For More Realistic H-1B Numbers.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 21, No. 4 (April 2013): 7. Print and Web.

Contributor, “Increased DOL Enforcement On The Horizon.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 20, No. 9 (September 2012): 59. Print and Web.