Marsha Clarke

Senior Associate
312-722-6300

Marsha is a Senior Associate at Global Immigration Associates where she represents multinational corporations and provides strategic advice and planning on a full range of immigration benefits, including employment-based and family-based immigration law matters before various government agencies including the DOL, USCIS and the DOS.

She also advises clients on immigration-related compliance matters, regulatory changes and adjudicatory trends, working closely with in-house counsel, HR, and global mobility teams.

Before joining GIA, Marsha worked at an immigration law firm in Gainesville, FL where she managed complex business immigration matters, with specific expertise handling H-1B, prevailing wage determinations, PERM, I-140 and family-based petitions.

Marsha has been involved in a number of volunteer and pro bono activities, including the Connecticut Pro Bono Network where she provided legal representation for low-income clients on civil cases. For this, she was recognized by the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) in their Pro Bono Honor Roll section in the Connecticut Lawyer.

Marsha also volunteered at the Hartford Homeless Experience Legal Protection Program (HELP) which provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless individuals.

When she isn’t at the office, Marsha loves to travel, enjoys reading mystery novels and playing a fun game of tennis.

Education

  • University of the West Indies, B.S., with honors

  • Southern Connecticut State University, M.B.A.

  • Massachusetts School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Marsha is licensed to practice in Connecticut.

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association