Virginia, US

Jill has devoted her career to immigration law, with a focus on business immigration and making strategic partnerships with clients of all sizes. She began her practice with our Troy, Michigan office in 1999, where she served as an Associate until 2003. Thereafter, she continued her practice with the Global Mobility and Immigration division of a large U.S. law firm from 2003 until February 2008, when she rejoined Fragomen. Jill currently represents and manages small, medium and large corporate clients in a variety of industries. She advises on all aspects of business immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, permanent residency with a focus on PERM, expatriate assignments, strategic compliance, and immigration support for corporate restructuring. Additionally, Jill advises on a wide range of family-based immigration issues.

Jill speaks English and Spanish.

Education


Wayne State University | J.D., 1999
University of Michigan | B.A., 1996

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Arizona, Michigan

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, State Bar of Michigan

Member, State Bar of Arizona

Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Member, University of Michigan Alumni Association

Board Member, Camps Council for University of Michigan Alumni Camp

Former Founding Member, Metro Detroit Hadassah Attorney's Council

Former Fundraising Vice-President, Metro Detroit Hadassah Attorney’s Council

Established and managed the process for adjustment of status filings, which resulted in filing over 3,000 cases in a six week period

Manages large PERM filing programs resulting in over 2,000 PERM annually

Managed immigration compliance for the formation of a multi-billion dollar spin-off joint venture

Leverages process expertise and lean training to enhance efficiency and compliance for corporate clients

Publications and Lectures

Jill is a frequent speaker on a wide range of immigration-related topics both inside and outside the firm. She has spoken at events and seminars hosted by SHRM, AILA, SES, Lorman and ILW.com. Following are examples of recent speaking engagements:

Discussion Leader and Speaker, “Employment-Based Adjustment Interviews: Good, Bad or Indifferent?” 2018 AILA Web Seminar, September 20, 2018.

Speaker, “U.S. Immigration: The Ever Shifting Sands.” Arizona SHRM Conference, Glendale, AZ, August 30, 2018.

Speaker, “Putting Together Your First PERM.” 2018 AILA Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 15, 2018.

Speaker, “U.S. Immigration: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?” 2018 SHRM Phoenix LLAC, Phoenix, AZ, January 18, 2018.

Speaker, “Recruitment: More Than One Way to Go.” 2017 AILA PERM/H-2B Practice Conference, Seattle, WA, August 18-19, 2017.

Speaker, “The Ever Changing Landscape of Immigration.” 2017 SHRM Phoenix LLAC, Phoenix, AZ, April 25, 2017.