Connecticut, US

Stephanie is an Associate at Fragomen’s New York office, where she practices corporate immigration law. She has extensive experience assisting top-tier corporate clients across a wide range of industries on all major U.S. employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant matters, including the PERM labor certification process.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Stephanie was an attorney at the New York State Department of Labor, where she handled a variety of labor matters under the Litigation Director and appeared before the Industrial Board of Appeals to defend agency findings. During law school, Stephanie interned at the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, where she assisted in the efforts of the Joint Taskforce on Employee Misclassification and Worker Exploitation to educate employers and empower workers under the state’s labor laws. Additionally, Stephanie was a judicial intern for the Honorable Carmen R. Velazquez, 11th Judicial District, New York Supreme Court; and interned at the Queens District Attorney Office of Immigrant Affairs.

Stephanie’s pro bono experience has included assisting with U.S. citizenship applications for the City University of New York School of Law; serving as an Attorney Mentor for LatinoJustice PRLDEF; serving as an Attorney Mentor for the American Dream Pipeline Program of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey; and volunteering at the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum Visitor Services.

Stephanie speaks English and Spanish.

Education


Brooklyn Law School | J.D., 2017
Pace University, Pforzheimer Honors College | B.A., 2010

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York, New Jersey

New York Region Deputy President, Hispanic National Bar Association

Publications and Lectures

Panelist, “#MeToo In the Workplace and Beyond.” Hispanic National Bar Association HNBA Annual Convention, New York, NY, September 2019.

Moderator, “Legal Writing and Persuasion Workshop.” City University of New York Law School Pa’lante VIII, New York, NY, April 2018.

Speaker, “Luminarias de la Ley (Introductory Remarks).” Luminarias de la Ley Inaugural New York Exhibit Opening, New York, NY, November 2016.

Panelist, “Latinos in the Legal Profession.” NYU School of Law National Hispanic Pre-Law Conference, New York, NY, November 2016.