Virginia, US

Molly is a Partner in the Boston office, where she serves large and small corporate clients. Her practice concerns all aspects of employment-based immigration, including labor certification applications, outstanding researcher and extraordinary ability petitions, adjustment of status applications and nonimmigrant visa applications. She advises companies and their employees on a variety of issues, including immigration consequences of corporate mergers and acquisitions, I-9 employment verification, and employees’ maintenance of status, travel and portability. She has practiced immigration law at firms in Boston and Chicago. Molly has also provided pro bono services including the preparation of VAWA and U Visa applications through a local domestic violence agency.

She has also served as co-chair and moderator of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE) Immigration Conference in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

While in law school, Molly served as Editor of the Women’s Law Caucus Digest and as a Student Representative for the Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic.

Molly has done Pro Bono work for:  Haitian TPS Legal Clinic Volunteer, Catholic Charities; Legal Clinic Volunteer, Irish Immigration Center; Know Your Rights Presentation Volunteer, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR).

Education


DePaul College of Law | J.D., 2005
Georgetown University | B.A., 1999

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar admissions: Massachusetts, Illinois

Court admissions: U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, Boston Irish Business Association

Publications and Lectures

Co-chair and Moderator, “Overview of Basic Nonimmigrant Visa Terms B-1 and B-2 and the Visa Waiver Program.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “NAFTA TN Classification for Canadians and Mexicans.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “L-1 Visas.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “O Visas – Persons with Extraordinary Ability in the Arts, Sciences and Business.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “H-1B and LCA Compliance.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “The Nuts and Bolts of PERM Labor Certification.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “Employment-Based Green Cards Without labor Certification/NIWs.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-chair and Moderator, “Ethics.” Lecture, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Immigration Conference, Boston, MA, December 17, 2013.

Co-author, “U.S. Immigration Strategies to Address Increased Scrutiny of L-1 Petitions Filed by IT Consulting Companies.” Siliconindia, December 19, 2013. Web. January 2014 <http://www.siliconindia.com/immigration/viewpoint/us-immigration-strateg....

Panelist, “PERM Update.” Panel discussion, Immigration and International Tax Update by Fragomen, American Council on International Personnel and KPMG, Boston, MA, April 2011. 

Author, “Obtaining Green Cards for Employees via the PERM Labor Certification Process.” Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA) - The Voice of HR, March 24, 2008. Web. April 2011 <http://www.boston.com/monster>.

Author, “Domestic Violence-Based Asylum Claims: The United States’ Refusal to Recognize Women as a Particular Social Group.” Women’s Law Caucus Digest, Vol. 8, (2005): 33. Print.