Stephanie is the Sr Director of Client Relationships in the San Francisco office of Berry Appleman and Leiden LLP. She has experience in handling all aspects of business immigration and currently focuses on nonimmigrant matters. Stephanie’s practice also includes I-9 and E-Verify employment eligibility verification compliance and program management. 

Prior to BAL, Stephanie’s immigration expertise includes a career as an immigration paralegal for seven years prior to attending law school and becoming an immigration attorney.

Education & Admissions

University of San Francisco School of Law, Juris Doctorate
The University of Vermont, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Admitted to: State Bar of California


American Immigration Lawyers Association
Queen’s Bench Bar Association of the San Francisco Bay Area

Professional Accomplishments

Speaker, “Past, Present, and Future: High-Skilled Immigrants in the U.S. Workforce,” The Evolving Definition of the Immigrant Worker: The Intersection Between Employment, Labor and Human Rights Law, USF Law Review Symposium 2009, San Francisco, California (February 2009)
Intern, San Francisco Immigration Court, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice, San Francisco, California (Spring 2005)