Claudia P. Martorell

Shareholder || San Diego

Claudia provides strategic counsel on all aspects of U.S. immigration law to clients in a variety of industries, including technology, medical device, higher education, energy, and manufacturing.  From start-ups to multinational corporations, Claudia takes a hands-on approach to helping her clients navigate the complex immigration system and develop programs to effectively and efficiently streamline immigration compliance.  Her goal is to create a best-in-class experience for employees at every stage of the immigration process.  Claudia’s experience includes nonimmigrant matters, such as H-1B, E, L,TN and O categories and all aspects of the permanent resident process, including PERM, Extraordinary Ability filings, Outstanding Researchers, Multinational Executives/ Managers, and National Interest Waivers.

Claudia’s interest in immigration law stems from her first-hand experience of the immigration process. A naturalized U.S. citizen, she can empathize with the challenges immigrants face in seeking lawful immigration status in the United States. Her pursuit of a career in immigration law began after a legal internship at Legal Aid Society of San Diego. She has found the experience of helping foreign nationals through the immigration process to be very rewarding.

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Education

Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member (2004-Present)
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego (2019- Present)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter U.S. Consulate General Committee, Tijuana, Co-Chair (Present) Chair (2019-2021)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter SSA Committee, Chair (Present)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter U.S. Customs and Border Protection Committee, Member (2018-2020)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter Mexican Consulate Advisory Committee, Co-Chair (2016-2018)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter Advocacy Committee, Member (2006-2008; 2014-2015)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter, DMV and SSA Committee, Member (2014-2015; 2019-2020)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter US Consulates- Tijuana/ Ciudad Juarez Committee, Co-Chair (2012-2013); Member (2011-2012)
  • AILA Mexico City Chapter, Member (2012- 2013)
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association (SDLRLA), Member (2009-2010)
  • AILA San Diego Chapter New Members Committee, Co-Chair (2006-2007)

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