Virginia, US

Allison is an Associate in Fragomen’s Boston office. Her practice focuses on U.S. corporate immigration law, with a particular emphasis on the information technology consulting industry. She has represented corporate and individual clients on an array of immigration matters, including nonimmigrant petitions and family-based immigrant visa applications.

Prior to her current role, Allison worked at the firm’s Boston office as a law clerk. While in law school, she served as Lead Articles Editor for the Journal of High Technology Law and as a student attorney in the Battered Women’s Advocacy Program

Allison regularly provides pro bono assistance to members of the immigrant community. She has assisted asylum candidates with filing adjustment of status applications, and survivors of domestic abuse with filing U Visa applications.

Allison speaks English and Spanish.

Education


Suffolk University Law School | J.D., 2015, cum laude
Northeastern University | B.A., 2009, magna cum laude

Awards

Academic Leadership Award, Suffolk University Law School, 2012

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts

Court Admissions: U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, Women’s Bar Association (WBA)

Member, Women’s Bar Association New Lawyers Committee

Volunteer Attorney, Women’s Bar Foundation, Family Law Project

Member, Boston Bar Association

Supported clients in preparing and filing successful nonimmigrant petitions in a variety of visa categories, including H-1B, L-1, and TN  

Publications and Lectures

Presenter, “Corporate Employee Immigration Policy Drafting and U.S. Business Immigration Updates.” Webinar, Northeast Human Resources Association Webinar Series, November 28, 2016.

Co-Author, “Top Five Considerations: A Comprehensive Corporate Immigration Policy.” Insights Magazine, Fall 2016.

Co-Author, “Immigrant Job Portability: New Rules Employers Must Know.” Law360, 1 June 2016: n. pag. Web.

Presenter, “Recap of the H-1B Cap Season, and Updates to Employment Rules for Foreign Students in the U.S.” Webinar, Northeast Human Resources Association Webinar Series, May 16, 2016.

Presenter, “Navigating the H-1B Cap Lottery, and Related Employee Immigration Considerations.” Webinar, Northeast Human Resources Association Webinar Series, January 20, 2016.