Sara E. Herbek

Managing Partner
312-722-6300

As Managing Partner at Global Immigration Associates, Sara is responsible for all legal service delivery at the firm. She and the firm’s robust team of attorneys and paralegals represent multinational corporations in a wide range of industries. 

Sara’s practice also involves providing strategic immigration advice regarding the movement of professionals throughout the world, including temporary and permanent work visas. She and her team work with clients to establish corporate immigration policies and procedures and provide training and supplemental education through webinars and presentations to human resources and talent acquisition teams to ensure immigration policies are applied consistently. 

Additionally, she and her team advise clients during mergers and acquisitions to effectively and efficiently manage these transitions for the organization and its foreign national employees.

Outside of work, Sara enjoys playing with her puppy Poppy, doing pilates, walking, reading and hanging out with friends and family.

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.

  • Northwestern University, B.A., with honors

Bar Admissions

  • Sara is licensed to practice in Illinois.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Memberships

  • The Worldwide Association of Female Professionals

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Maintaining Your Company’s Immigration Policy During Times of Political Uncertainty,” July 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)
  • Presenter, “Insights Into The O-1 Visa,” June 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, Global Talent Symposium: “The Changing Landscape of U.S. Immigration in 2019,” May 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, “Immigration By The Numbers: RFE National Trends and What They Mean For Employers,” April 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, “Three Things to Triple Check Before Submitting Your H-1B Visa Petition,” March 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, “Policy Update: H-1B Premium Processing and New Rules,” February 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, “The Changing Landscape of Immigration in 2019,” January 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, “Budgeting For Immigration in the New Year: Forecasting and Reporting,” January 2019 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)

  • Presenter, “State of Immigration: What to Expect in 2019,” December 2018 (SHRM/HRCI Continuing Education credit)