Laurie is a Senior Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Her area of expertise is in providing immigration strategies to multinational companies. Laurie has accompanied numerous clients to U.S. Embassies abroad to obtain visa stamps. She also advises on worksite compliance issues and corporate changes such as mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to attending law school, Laurie worked for several years as a Human Resources Manager for an international software company.

Education & Admissions

Southern Methodist University, Juris Doctorate
Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management with a focus in Human Resources
Admitted to: State Bar of Texas


American Immigration Lawyers Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Dallas A&M Club

Professional Accomplishments

Speaker: BAL Luncheon Briefing, Compliance in Business Immigration (June 2016)
Speaker: BAL Breakfast Briefing, Latest US and Global Immigration Policy and Compliance Trends (February 2016)
Speaker: BAL US and Global Immigration Update: What's Hot Right Now? (July 2015)
Speaker: BAL Immigration Update: Current Trends and Important Issues in US and Global Immigration (November 2014)