Talya Q. Rind

Talya is a Staff Attorney in the San Francisco office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, where she provides immigration counsel to multinational corporate clients on all aspects of employment-based immigration, including non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters. Talya joined BAL as a Law Clerk shortly after graduating law school. As a first-generation American, Talya has
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Guillermo Ortiz

Guillermo “Memo” Ortiz was raised in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. He earned a bachelor’s in International Relations and Latin American Studies from St. Edward’s University. Memo earned his J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law. His desire to practice immigration law was inspired by his work as a student attorney at the St. Mary’s Law School Immigration
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Maria V. DeLapp

Maria is Senior Counsel in the Dallas office of Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP. Maria advises domestic and international companies regarding temporary and permanent visas for their foreign national employees. With nearly 20 years of employment-based immigration experience, she has counseled clients from a wide range of industries, including IT, manufacturing, agricultural, scientific, engineering and
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Adam Smith

Adam is a Senior Associate in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. He provides strategic counsel to clients on all aspects of corporate and business immigration, working with organizations in the oil and gas, aerospace, and technology industries. His practice focuses on employment-based immigration matters, including assisting companies and their employees with all facets
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Nazia Ali

Nazia is a Staff Attorney in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Prior to joining Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, Nazia worked as Associate Counsel for a technology company in Austin, Texas. While studying in law school, she worked as a Student Attorney in the Children’s Rights Clinic and served as an
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Sophia Rossi

Sophia is an Associate Attorney in the Boston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She provides strategic counsel to employers and foreign nationals on a broad spectrum of employment-based immigration matters including nonimmigrant visas, PERM labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, and adjustment of status applications.   Sophia has been in the immigration law field for over eight years. Prior to joining BAL, she served as a law
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Jaime Trevino

Jaime is a Staff Attorney in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, where he focuses on employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for corporate clients.  Prior to joining Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, Jaime was an associate at a Dallas immigration firm. There he handled a broad range of immigration matters, and represented clients before U.S. Citizenship and
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Vera Wu

Vera is an Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP where she works on all aspects of employment-based immigration, including non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters.   Prior to joining BAL, Vera worked at a boutique immigration law firm in Los Angeles, where she concentrated on business and investment immigration law. Vera is fluent
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Kymberly Baranzyk

Kym is an Associate in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She counsels multinational corporate clients on all aspects of U.S. business immigration, including nonimmigrant, immigrant, compliance, and related matters. Kym works closely with employers to provide key insights and strategies for international assignments and the employment of foreign nationals on both a
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Storm Estep

Storm is an Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. He has built wide expertise within the field of immigration law, focusing primarily on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant matters on behalf of corporate and individual clients and their families. Storm is also adept in working with companies to ensure compliance with
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