Virginia, US

Janis is a Director and leads the team of Client Services Managers based in London, Brussels and Dublin. Janis is responsible for supporting major client accounts for the region and globally, and she acts as a single point-of-contact for these clients on queries and service issues. She is also involved in running projects designed to help improve services and assisting clients with M&A activity.

Janis began her career in 1999, gaining U.S. immigration experience as a paralegal and later as a U.S. immigration attorney before transferring to London in 2006 to take up her various roles internationally. These roles have included acting as a Manager in our EMEA Coordination Practice and as a Client Services Manager. Janis has gained a wealth of experience working with our multi-national clients in a variety of jurisdictions across the world.

Janis speaks English and Spanish.

Education


American University, Washington College of Law | J.D., 2003, Magna Cum laude
Ohio Northern University | B.A., 1998, High Distinction

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Virginia, District of Columbia

Member, American Immigration Lawyer's Association

Member, British American Business, Inc. (BABi)

Member, Virginia State Bar Association

Former Member, District of Columbia Women's Bar Association

Operations management for the EMEA Coordination Center with specific oversight responsibilities for Eastern and Central Europe and the Middle East

Invited speaker on a number of panels on topics ranging from legal ethics to global migration trends

Publications and Lectures

Author, “Global Corporate Immigration And The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.” International HR Advisor, Summer 2011: 22-24. Print.