Louise is an Associate at Global Immigration Associates. Her practice focuses on business immigration issues surrounding highly skilled workers through the H-1B, TN and E-3 visas. Louise advises startups and multinational corporations on how to best strategize the hiring and employment processes in light of current regulations set forth by the Department of Labor and USCIS. Her expertise lies with the initial filing and subsequent requests for evidence for foreign nationals who have exhibited specialized skills and knowledge.
Louise has additional experience in compliance and auditing, and has advised corporations on the immigration implications of mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. She works with clients in several industries, including information technology, healthcare, insurance, finance, engineering and manufacturing. Her work has aided in the hiring of key contributors in the big data, cloud platform, e-commerce, data analytics and cybersecurity fields.
Prior to joining GIA, Louise worked as an Associate at International Legal and Business Services Group, where she focused on corporate immigration issues concerning consultancy agencies in the information technology field. In this position, she navigated the hiring and placement processes of foreign nationals at various client locations, necessitating the consideration of various contracts among multiple parties.
When she isn’t at the office, Louise enjoys live music, comedy and participating in local trivia nights.
The John Marshall Law School, J.D.
Columbia College, B.A.
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Filipino American Lawyers Association