Virginia, US

Emily joined Fragomen as an Associate in Los Angeles in 2015. Emily assists clients in all aspects of corporate immigration, including nonimmigrant visa and permanent resident applications.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Emily served as a Supervisory Asylum Officer with the Department of Homeland Security’s Los Angeles Asylum Office. She also practiced immigration law as a partner and attorney with boutique California-based immigration law firms. In addition, Emily taught as an adjunct professor at the Pepperdine University School of Law for a number of years in the areas of immigration law and appellate advocacy. 

While in law school, Emily was an editor of Pepperdine’s Dispute Resolution Law Journal and is a member of the Order of Barristers.

She has provided extensive pro bono services in the field of asylum and refugee protection.

Emily speaks English and Spanish. 


Pepperdine University School of Law | J.D., 2005
The University of the South (Sewanee) | B.A., 2002


Named to the Order of Barristers, 2005

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: California

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association