Karlie Dunsky

Karlie is an Associate in the Bay Area with Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She provides onsite support to BAL clients and specializes in all aspects of employment-based immigration, including non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters. As an onsite attorney, she supports immigration program management on policy matters, facilitates ongoing casework, and provides ready and available
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Rachel Griswold

Rachel Griswold* is a Practice Manager in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She has over a decade of experience, starting her career as an Administrative Assistant then working for several years as a Paralegal. Rachel serves as a subject matter expert on nonimmigrant and immigration visa matters, with a focus on
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Sarah Malaske

Sarah Malaske is an Immigration Manager in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She manages Middle East, North Africa and Asia Pacific immigration for multinational clients across industries. Sarah assists clients with strategic planning for their global relocation, including assessment of immigration needs, compliance consultations, end-to-end coordination of work authorization petitions for
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Janice Lee Fitzsimmons

Janice is a Staff Attorney in the Walnut Creek office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Her current practice includes both nonimmigrant and immigrant business visa issues, as well as advising companies in immigration practice and policy concerns. Janice is proud of her family’s immigrant background and is grateful for the opportunities that the United
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Paulina Morelos

Paulina* focuses on corporate global immigration matters for multinational companies in a wide range of industries including engineering, energy, construction, oil and gas, and information technology. She is responsible for managing the LATAM and Philippine’s teams within our global practice. Paulina advises clients on obtaining appropriate visas, work permits and resident permits for their international
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Brooke Schram

Brooke is an Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She currently focuses on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant matters. Brooke began working in the field of corporate immigration during her first year of law school, clerking for a top immigration firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduation, she moved to the Bay
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Maria Mejia-Opaciuch

“As an immigrant from Colombia with three decades of practicing corporate immigration from varied venues, I can appreciate and respect different points of views, cultural nuances, business needs, professional goals and personal desires. It is for all of these reasons that I continue working in this fascinating and ever-changing world of corporate immigration.” Maria is
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Ana Perez

Ana is an Associate Attorney in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Her work is primarily focused on employment-based petitions for our corporate clients assisting foreign nationals attain work authorization in the United States. Throughout her legal career, her primary focus has been in immigration law, handling an array of legal matters
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Robyn Meza

Robyn* is a Manager, Practice Support in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Robyn serves the Partners and Associates in supporting the overall management of the firm’s US nonimmigrant and immigrant visa practices. She assists with optimizing the legal practice performance while ensuring the highest customer service. Robyn also participates in mentoring,
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Lauren Davis

Lauren is an associate attorney in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She primarily handles nonimmigrant visa matters, including H-1B and L-1, for clients in the tech industry. Prior to joining BAL, Lauren handled a wide variety of employment-based and investment-based visa processes through her work with a local immigration law firm
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