Virginia, US

Carmita practices in the area of corporate immigration law and is experienced in representing top global financial services organizations and leading law firms. She has significant experience in helping international businesses manage and better understand international assignments and the employment of professionals on both a temporary and permanent basis in the United States. She works with companies to decrease the burden on human resources personnel while implementing cost-effective strategies for management of large-scale foreign national employee populations while ensuring compliance with immigration laws, Department of Labor regulations and the US Citizenship & Immigration Service programs.

Moreover, Carmita has extensive experience in advising clients with respect to due diligence considerations related to corporate reorganizations such as mergers and acquisitions as well as complex post-transaction employment issues.

Carmita is a member of Fragomen's Executive Committee.

Carmita speaks English, French and Spanish.

Education


The George Washington University School of Law | J.D., 1996
Providence College | B.A., 1993

Awards

Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2018 to 2019

Listed in Super Lawyers, 2013 to 2017

Listed as one of "The Top Women" in immigration in New York, Super Lawyers - New York Metro 2016: The Top Women

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York, Florida

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, French Institute Alliance Française

The Spain-US Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Member, The Hispanic Lawyers Society of New York

Serves on the Board of the New York City Bar Justice Center, the nonprofit legal services affiliate of the New York City Bar Association

Publications and Lectures

Frequent speaker for the legal and human resources community.

Radio and television appearances to discuss developments in immigration.

Speaker for CFGI.