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Whitney is an Associate in Fragomen’s New York office, where she practices exclusively in the field of federal immigration and nationality law. She currently advises top multinational corporate clients and provides strategic counseling on employment-based immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas, PERM, permanent residency and citizenship. 

Prior to joining Fragomen as an Associate, Whitney worked as a Paralegal in the New York office. While in law school, Whitney served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Stacy Bennett in the Nassau County Family Court, where she conducted legal research on family law issues and wrote legal memoranda. Additionally, Whitney served as a Summer Intern with the Urban Justice Center, providing legal services to victims of human trafficking, including assistance with filing T and U nonimmigrant visas. During her final semester of law school, Whitney served as a Legal Extern with the Nassau County Legal Aid Society working in the Domestic Violence Misdemeanors section of the Nassau County Criminal Court. 

Education


Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center | J.D., 2012
University at Buffalo, State University of New York | B.A., 2006

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Assisted business professionals, scientists and researchers with obtaining “extraordinary ability” classification based on demonstrated international expertise and prominence in their fields.

Successfully responded to numerous lengthy and complex requests for additional evidence for H-1B and L-1 nonimmigrant petitions.

Successfully filed Motions to Reopen and responded to complex audits by the Department of Labor in connection with ongoing PERM cases.

Publications and Lectures

Author, “New York’s Law Allowing Trafficked Persons to Bring Motions to Vacate Prostitution Convictions: Bridging the Gap or Just Covering It Up?” Touro Law Review, Vol. 28: No. 2, Article 8, July 2012.