Anne Walsh


Anne is a Partner with Global Immigration Associates. In this role, she provides counsel for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 corporations and their foreign national employees.

Anne’s practice focuses on obtaining visas and employment-based green cards in all categories; immigration compliance arising from corporate changes, such as reorganizations and restructuring; and office relocations and company immigration policies and best practices. She also has extensive experience preparing and reviewing business immigration filings, requests for further evidence and appeals, and in researching and analyzing immigration statutes, policy and procedure.

Anne works with clients in several industries, including software, cloud technology, manufacturing and electronics.

In addition to her employment-based practice, Anne provides counsel for individuals pursuing visas and green cards through family relationships.

Prior to joining GIA, she worked at a boutique immigration practice in Milwaukee, WI.

Outside of work, Anne enjoys cheering on Wisconsin sports teams with her husband, reading and going to music and swim classes with her son, running with the family dog and volunteering with the local food pantry.


  • Marquette University Law School, J.D. (Pro bono service distinction)

  • The University of Wisconsin, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Anne is licensed to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin.


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “The Ins and Outs Of The L-1 Visa,” April 2020 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)
  • Presenter, “H-1B Electronic Registration: Important Updates to Know,” January 2020
    (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)
  • Presenter, “Immigration Considerations When Going Through Mergers and Acquisitions,” Aug. 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)
  • Presenter, “From Employment-based Visa to Citizenship: A Look at How Foreign Workers Can Become U.S. Citizens,” April 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)
  • Presenter, “H-1B Cap Series: How to Support Your Employees Before, During and After the Petition,” February 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)