Bita Lak

Associate
312-722-6300

Bita Lak is an Associate at Global Immigration Associates where she focuses on EB-1, EB-2, EB-2 NIW, EB-3, EB-5 green cards and adjustment of status. Bita also has experience with nonimmigrant visas, particularly the H-1B and E-2.

Prior to joining GIA, Bita was an associate at a boutique immigration law firm based in Chicago. In this role, she focused on assisting clients with EB-5 and EB-2 NIW cases, PERM applications, adjustment of status and responses to RFEs and NOIDs. Bita also prepared and drafted civil motions, complaints and requests for advisory opinions from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

While in law school, Bita interned at Free Legal Aid Clinic, Inc., where she provided indigent clients with family and elderly law matters.

Outside of work, Bita enjoys running, exploring new restaurants and working out.

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.M.

  • Azad University, Tehran South Branch, Bachelor of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Bita is licensed to practice in New York.

Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

  • New York State Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Bita has spoken on several occasions as a business immigration attorney on TMTV, an immigration TV channel that airs in the Middle East.