Tammy Besherse

Of Counsel || Columbia

Tammy is Of Counsel in the Columbia office of Ogletree Deakins, where she assists businesses with their foreign labor needs by handling H-1Bs, Ls, TNs, Labor Certifications, and I-140s.

Her immigration work prior to joining Ogletree Deakins focused on assisting abused immigrants and obtaining status for youth through VAWA, U-Visas, T-Visas, SIJS, and DACA. Tammy was also involved in policy and litigation work that ensured immigrants’ rights and opportunities were protected. Over the years she has spoken to the media on a number of immigration issues and trained non-profits and state agencies on immigration law.  Tammy also has experience with criminal law in South Carolina due to her previous employment as a public defender.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • South Carolina Bar Association (Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee; International Law Committee)