Overview

Lauren Berkowitz is an Associate in the Firm’s Philadelphia office and provides strategic and comprehensive business immigration solutions for the firm’s corporate clients.

Companies increasingly need to operate on a global scale, and Lauren has flourished in assisting multinational companies with their U.S. immigration needs by acquiring nonimmigrant visas for business visitors, investors, and intra-company transferees. She also has significant experience assisting corporate clients with immigration compliance matters including I-9 and LCA compliance.

For temporary employment-based matters, Lauren has considerable experience in obtaining a diverse roster of nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, TN, O-1, E-2, and E-3. She also has experience handling immigrant worker petitions (green cards) for professionals, advanced-degree individuals, multinational managers and executives, as well as extraordinary ability individuals.

In addition to providing business immigration services to corporate clients, Lauren has helped many individual clients in the Philadelphia area with their family immigration cases, and also has experience obtaining relief for asylum applicants, victims of crimes, and VAWA self-petitioners. Lauren has also volunteered her time to Citizenship Day Philadelphia, an annual pro bono effort to help new Americans apply for citizenship.

Lauren is a graduate of Temple Law School (J.D.) and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is conversational in French and has an affinity for French food and wine. She is also an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoys solving crossword puzzles.


Background

EDUCATION

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Virginia (B.A.)

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Pennsylvania

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Philadelphia sports
  • Crossword puzzles

INDUSTRIES SERVED:

  • Advertising
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitals
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical