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  • The University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law, J.D.
  • New York University, M.M.
  • Emporia State University, B.A.


  • New York
  • New Jersey

Alison Li is a Senior Associate at the firm with nearly a decade of business and employment-based immigration experience.

She works with regional centers, developers, and investors who seek to use foreign investment capital under the EB-5 program to fund job-creating projects. In preparing the required petitions, Alison coordinates with a complex network of professionals including economists, business plan writers, corporate attorneys, and market analysts. Her extensive experience in the EB-5 industry enables her to provide exceptional client service. She is accomplished in advising regional centers and developers on EB-5 filing requirements and best practices in compliance.

In addition to her work in EB-5, Alison is a seasoned business immigration attorney, having assisted numerous clients in obtaining E, H, and L visas, as well as family-based cases. She has successful experience in consular processing through both US embassies and consulates across the globe. The complex nature of her casework is successfully managed through her skilled client communication and precision with details.

Alison is motivated by her own experience as an immigrant. She recognizes the difficulties and complications of navigating the US immigration system and is well-equipped to assist her clients.

Alison completed her undergraduate degree at Emporia State University, received her master’s degree at New York University, and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law. She is a conservatory-trained classical pianist with a concentration on 18th – 20th century European art music and still performs occasionally in venues throughout New York City. She is bilingual in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.

Alison's Practice Areas

  • Calculating EB-5 Job Creation with Bridge Financing: Why Advanced Construction & Significant Expenditures Lower Green Card Risk, EB5AN, Webinar, August 2023
  • EB-5 Regional Center Project Issues, 2023 Klasko Webinar Series, June 2023
  • Direct Investors, 2023 Klasko Webinar Series, June 2023
  • Why Chinese Investors Should Invest in Rural Projects & SOF Best Practices, EB5AN, Webinar, April 2023
Alison Li