Virginia, US

Sarah practices exclusively in corporate immigration law, representing a diverse portfolio of clients on issues related to the employment of foreign nationals on both a temporary and permanent basis in the U.S. Sarah also has significant experience advising corporate clients on pre-transaction and post-transaction immigration strategy related to corporate reorganization. Sarah has developed large-scale immigration programs focused on compliance, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Sarah practiced business immigration with Littler Mendelson. From 2002-2003, she served as an Americorps VISTA paralegal at the Immigration Clinic of The Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago. In this capacity, Sarah assisted victims of domestic violence in a variety of immigration matters.

 

Education


Syracuse University College of Law | J.D., 2006
University of Michigan | B.A., 2002

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Ohio, New York

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Co-Chair, Social Committee, AILA New York Chapter, 2009-2010

Member, Corporate Committee, AILA New York Chapter, 2009-2010

Member, American Bar Association

Member, New York State Bar Association

 

Served as corporate immigration counsel to multinational Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries, including retail, finance and banking, IT consulting, manufacturing, electronics, high technology, advertising, marketing and media development. 

Served as corporate immigration counsel to various start-up companies and pro bono counsel on asylum matters in partnership with Immigration Equality.

 

Publications and Lectures

Sarah has authored and co-authored various publications in the immigration arena, including a training manual on effective pro bono representation of immigrants, a handbook for labor counsel and human resources professionals on the nonimmigrant visa categories and regulatory comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Labor. She also co-authored an article appearing in the New York Law Journal regarding government developments in the H-1B category.