Kortney Gibson

“The best part about working in immigration is that you aren’t dealing with a faceless corporation, but instead positively impacting the lives of real people.” Kortney is a Partner in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, serving corporate and individual clients in an array of business and family immigration matters. Additionally, Kortney
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Frieda Garcia

“To me, providing excellent legal expertise is a given;  partnering with care, compassion and a good sense of humor is a must.” Frieda Garcia is a Partner in Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP’s San Francisco office. Frieda provides guidance on global immigration initiatives, the development and implementation of best-in-class global programs, and advice regarding requirements
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Stephanie Wolf

Stephanie is a Partner 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
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Michael Sela

Michael is a Senior Associate in the San Francisco office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. His practice is focused on meeting the US immigration and visa needs of multinational corporations and their employees. Michael has expertise in numerous business immigration matters including nonimmigrant and immigrant visa issues. He has represented clients of all sizes
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Nassim Mahzoon

Nassim is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She concentrates on business immigration matters, including PERM labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, and adjustment of status applications. Prior to joining BAL, Nassim worked at a boutique law firm in Los Angeles, practicing a broader range of immigration, business,
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Lance Celaya

Lance is an Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. His practice includes partnering with multinational corporations on all types of global migration matters in a wide range of industries including engineering, manufacturing, information technology, oil and gas, and construction. Lance assists his clients to obtain the appropriate visas for their
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Lynn O’Brien

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 nonimmigrant and immigrant visa issues, advising clients on every step of the process.  She represents clients in various industries so that US employers can obtain the talent they need
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Jessica Mullins-Ta

“Immigration began as something that affected me on a personal level, marrying into an immigrant family. Getting into the field of immigration years later made sense, and I take that experience and knowledge from my family and apply it to every individual I work with. Knowing the issues that not only they, but their children,
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Clifford Chin

Clifford serves as Senior Counsel in the Walnut Creek office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Clifford handles all aspects of business immigration, including labor certification PERM applications, immigrant visa petitions, consular processing and adjustment of status applications, reentry permits and naturalization applications. He also manages H-1B petitions, TNs, L-1s, E visas, O visas , P visas and R visas.
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Susan Wehrer

“I love the constant challenges and ever changing variables of global immigration. There are always new developments to assess and apply to our work. It is so satisfying to successfully navigate sometimes rough waters and help our clients achieve their mobility goals.” Susan is a Partner in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden
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