*Currently licensed in North Carolina only.
Andrea is an associate attorney in the Atlanta office of Ogletree Deakins. She focuses her practice on employment-based immigration.
Andrea completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley and received her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law. During her law school career, Andrea gained experience working in the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, preparing non-immigrant U-visa petitions for victims of violent crimes, and interning in the Health and Public Assistance Section of the North Carolina Department of Justice. She was also the Online Editor for the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology (NC JOLT).
Andrea gained several years of corporate immigration experience working in-house at a large technology company prior to joining Ogletree. Currently, Andrea focuses on providing corporate immigration support to clients of all sizes across various industries, including Fortune 50 technology companies. She manages and provides comprehensive strategic planning on the full range of immigration matters, from hire to permanent residency, including H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, J-1, E-3, H-3, STEM OPT, PERM, I-140 (EB1a, b, c, and PERM-based) and I-485 applications. She advises clients on immigration-related compliance matters, regulatory changes, and adjudicatory trends. Additionally, she assist clients with developing and implement internal immigration programs, working with internal Immigration, HR, Global Mobility, and in-house Legal teams