Virginia, US

Amy joined Fragomen from NY Law School in 2003. While attending law school in the evening, she worked full time as the Chief Aide to the President of the American Civil Liberties Union. Amy also served as the Executive Editor of the New York Law School Journal of Human Rights. Upon graduation, she received the Alexander D. Forger Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession. From 2012 to 2016, Amy served on the executive committee of the New York Immigration Lawyers Association.

Amy represents an array of international corporate clients in the architectural, payment services, news, financial services, and information technology industries. She provides counsel on all major employment-based temporary and permanent visa categories, family-based permanent resident applications, and immigration compliance. Amy also served as a member of Fragomen’s Associate Committee.

Amy participated pro bono in a monthly immigration clinic, The Door (2007-2009), providing immigration assistance to this NYC-based youth development agency by counseling children on immigration issues ranging from work authorization to green cards to naturalization. She also has traveled to Dilley, TX to provide pro bono services for detained immigrant mothers and children.

Education


New York Law School | J.D., 2003
University of Maryland | B.A., 1998

Awards

Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2017 to 2018

Listed as a “Rising Star” in immigration in New York, Super Lawyers - New York Metro 2016: The Top Women

Listed in Super Lawyers, 2012 and 2014 to 2016

Alexander D. Forger Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York, New Jersey

Court Admissions: U.S. Supreme Court

Secretary, American Immigration Lawyers Association, NY Chapter

Executive Committee Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Member, AILA NY District Office Liaison Committee

Member, First Decade Committee of the Federal Bar Council

Former Co-Chair to the Continuing Legal Education Committee (NY Chapter) AILA, 2006 to 2008

Publications and Lectures

Amy has spoken on various issues including the Labor Certification process and nonimmigrant visas at conferences organized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She has also guest lectured at New York Law School.