Lynn is a Senior Associate Attorney in the Northern Virginia office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She concentrates her practice on business immigration matters including non immigrant and immigrant visa issues, advising clients on every step of the process. She represents a variety of clients from IT consulting companies, online retailers, and engineering companies in various visa categories including H-1B, L-1, E-2, and TNs.

She also provides advice related to unique visa categories including I visas for representatives of the foreign media. Lynn has also successfully handled complex audit requests from the Department of Labor. Additionally, Lynn has advised various startups on the visa process when transitioning from student to employee status. She has also represented clients before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Prior to joining BAL, Lynn served as a Senior Consultant on the USCIS Transformation project, working with leaders and subject matter experts with in USCIS.

Education & Admissions

Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America, JD
The University of Maryland, College Park
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Government and Politics
Admitted to: State Bar of Maryland

Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association
AILA National Committee, CIS Ombudsman Liaison Committe
Maryland State Bar Association, Immigration Section, Founder and Former Chairperson

Professional Accomplishments

Discussion Leader, Perm for Experts, ILW, (December 2015, January 2016, and February 2016)
Speaker, H-1B and L-1 Site Visits, Council for Global Immigration Symposium (June 11, 2015)
Speaker, Visa Options after Graduation, UMBC (October 2012 and October 2013)
Speaker, Visa Options after Graduation, Catholic University of America (October 2012 and October 2013)
Author, How Social Media May Affect an Immigration Case, Maryland Bar Bulletin (August 2013)
Author, 124K H-1B Immigration Visa Requests for 85K Spots Shows Reform Need, Technically Baltimore (April 16, 2013)
Author, Startup Act 3.0: How Does this Federal Legislation Encourage Immigrant Entrepreneurs?Technically Baltimore (February 25, 2013) Co-Author, Should Employers Sign Up For E-Verify? in The Immigration Compliance Book 2009-2010 Edition (Angelo Papparelli et al. eds., 2009)