Stephanie is Senior Counsel in the San Francisco office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She is responsible for managing the global immigration accounts of multi-national companies, providing leadership and guidance to legal teams and clients.

Stephanie’s experience in immigration law extends to a wide range of industries, including the financial, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and IT sectors. She has worked in immigration in multiple capacities since 1996, and has extensive experience managing global immigration programs in the Americas, APAC, and EMEA. Her global work experience includes government, in-house counsel, law firm, corporate and relocation roles. Most recently, she served as the immigration manager for the EMEA region in the London office of a large, international relocation company. Prior to that she was responsible for managing the global immigration programs of multiple international clients, including a Fortune 100 international bank, as Director of Strategic Relationships for a major immigration firm. Recognized for providing outstanding customer service with a focus on compliance, she has helped guide the global immigration programs of numerous Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Lewin is also a published author on global migration trends. While attending law school at The Ohio State University, she was the executive editor of the Ohio State Law Journal.

Education & Admissions

The Ohio State University, JD with honors
Purdue University, Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
Admitted to: State Bar of Michigan


Worldwide Employee Relocation Global Advisory Council
Certified WERC Global Mobility Specialist
Worldwide ERC, Member, 2013-current
Corporate Relocation Council (CRC), Chicago, Member, 2016 - current
British American Business Council, Chicago, Member, 2017
Bay Area Mobility Management (BAMM), Member, 2015 & 2016
City Women Network (London), Member, 2014 - current
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member: Rome District, Northern California and Chicago, IL


Meritorious Service Award, Worldwide ERC, 2017
#52Women52Weeks, Randi Zuckerberg, LinkedIn influencer, Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, 2017

Professional Accomplishments

Author, Global Trends in Migration, 2013


Speaking Engagements:
Speaker, Immigration Challenges in the EU, SIRVA University, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2017
Speaker, Global Uncertainty: How to Successfully Manage a Tax and Immigration Program in 2017, Midwest Relocation Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2017
Presenter, Worldwide ERC Immigration Forum, Americas Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 2017
Speaker, Services that Save Money, NEI Global Relocation Talent Agility Symposium, Omaha, NE, June 2017
Speaker, Navigating Global Business Travel in 2017, WEGG Webinar, October 2017
Presenter, Worldwide ERC Immigration Forum, Global Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 2016
Speaker, Brexit: Britain and the Exit, NEI Global Relocation Global Partner Alliance Summit, Omaha, NE, September, 2016
Presenter, Worldwide ERC Immigration Forum, Americas Meeting, Houston, TX, May 2016
Speaker, Global Impact of Terrorism: Managing Business Travel and Assignments in the Current Global Environment, BAL, Menlo Park, CA, February 2016
Speaker, 2015 Immigration Year in Review and Predictions for 2016, BAL, San Francisco, CA, December 2015
Presenter, Worldwide ERC Immigration Forum, Global Workforce Symposium, Boston, MA, October 2015
Speaker, Tech and Immigration, Dot Complicated radio show hosted by Randi Zuckerberg, SIRIUS XM, September 2015
Speaker, Master Series on Immigration and Compliance Best Practices in Managing U.S. and Global Employee Populations, Worldwide ERC, Boston, MA, June 2015

Volunteer activities:
Worldwide ERC, Content Committee, 2017
Midwest Relocation Conference, Programming Planning Committee, 2017
Bay Area Mobility Management (BAMM), Program and Events Committee, 2016 Worldwide ERC, Chair, Americas Strategic Council, 2016
Worldwide ERC, Global Advisory Council, 2015