Ann Louise is a shareholder in the Greenville office specializing in business immigration. She regularly assists corporate clients’ various industries including technology, engineering, medical, and academic fields on the process of hiring and employing foreign nationals and immigration compliance. She has experience with non-immigrant visas, immigrant petitions, labor certifications, and permanent residency applications through various government agencies.
Ann Louise frequently speaks and provides training both locally and statewide on business immigration matters and I-9 and E-Verify compliance, including the local Greenville SHRM chapter and for the Charlotte and Columbia Employee Certificate Series.
A native of Spartanburg, SC, Ann Louise attended the College of Charleston double majoring in History and Spanish. While at the College of Charleston, she had the opportunity to study abroad in Santiago, Chile, where she learned to speak Spanish. She received her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. Before joining Ogletree Deakins, Ann Louise practiced business and family immigration law with a boutique immigration firm in Charlotte, N.C.
Ann Louise lives in Greenville with her husband Alex. They enjoy checking out Greenville’s ever-expanding food scene and art district, and exploring the local parks with their son and dog Bogey.