Virginia, US

Adriana is a Foreign Attorney and Director of Global Client Services in Fragomen's Atlanta office. Her practice includes working with clients to develop effective strategies for international business immigration while ensuring compliance with applicable international rules and regulations.

She also advises employers with global operations on immigration requirements for employees assigned to work in North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Prior to relocating to the United States, Adriana practiced law in Mexico as an associate for a renowned multi-practice firm. Subsequently, she served as in-house counsel for a Financial Group.

Adriana’s corporate and litigation background provide a singular and holistic perspective when advising companies on how to structure their immigration programs.

Education


Emory University, School of Law | Master of Law, 2009
Universidad La Salle | J.D., 1996

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar admissions: Mexico

Member of the Board of Directors, Refugee Family Services

Member, Hispanic National Bar Association

Member, International Bar Association

Board Chair, New American Pathways (helping Refugees and Georgia thrive)

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “Doing Business in Mexico: Legal Considerations.” Lecture, Doing Business with Mexico presented by ProMexico and LACC of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2013.

Speaker, “Sending Employees to India - Brief Overview.” Lecture, USA India Business Summit’s Seminar on Immigration Challenges and new Proposals Affecting Employment of Indian Nationals in the U.S., Atlanta, Georgia, June 2013.

Speaker, “The Americas: An Overview.” Lecture, Global Personnel Alliance Annual Business Immigration Conference, Washington, D.C., May 2011.

Speaker, “Desafios de Imigração na América Latina.” Lecture, Mano de Obra Extranjera en Brasil e Brasileña em el Exterior presented by the German Chamber of Commerce in Brazil, Brasília, Brazil, October 2011.

Speaker, “Immigration Considerations for an International Transfer.” Lecture, Around the World Part II – The Americas, presented by Berry, Appleman & Leiden, Houston, Texas, September 2011.

Speaker, “Global Immigration Highlights.” Lecture, Global Personnel Alliance Annual Business Immigration Conference, Washington, D.C., May 2010.