Christina Elder

Senior Associate
312-722-6300

Christina is a Senior Associate at Global Immigration Associates. Her practice focuses on the L-1, H-1B, O-1 and E nonimmigrant visa categories, as well as the EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 immigrant visa categories. Christina has also handled a variety of family-based and humanitarian matters, including representing individuals in immigration detention and removal proceedings.

Christina works with clients in several industries, including high tech, biotech and the arts.

Prior to joining GIA, Christina worked as a Senior Attorney at Chin & Curtis, LLP, where she focused on preparing and filing employment-based and family-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions and naturalization applications for clients with a wide variety of immigration needs.

When she isn’t working, Christina enjoys yoga, hiking with her family and dog, and trying new recipes.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.

  • Barnard College, B.A., cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Christina is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and New York.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

  • Women’s Bar Association

  • 2020 Committee Member, Social Media for the AILA New England Chapter

  • 2020 Committee Member, Media & Public Relations for the AILA Rome Chapter

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, Business Immigration Fundamentals seminar, Boston Bar Association, May 2020

  • Panelist, USCIS Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule Training, Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, February 2020