Jenny advises multinational, regional and local clients on diverse employment-based immigration matters, closely partnering with employers and employees to navigate the ever-changing immigration landscape.
Jenny has extensive experience counseling clients on the range of temporary and permanent employment-based immigration options, collaborating with clients to develop comprehensive and creative immigration strategies, policies and systems, and advising clients on immigration compliance questions. Jenny’s practice has afforded her the opportunity to partner with clients in a broad range of industries, including information technology, medical device development and manufacturing, consumer retail and ecommerce, fitness and sports, healthcare, engineering and television, among others.
Jenny has worked in the field of employment-based immigration for more than 15 years. Prior to law school, she worked as an immigration paralegal at a large corporate immigration firm in San Francisco, California. She has been a licensed attorney, practicing almost exclusively in employment-based immigration law, since 2006. She regularly presents at local and regional immigration conferences and is an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law where she co-teaches immigration law.
Moderator, “The DOL and Your H-1B and PERM Practice: Tips, Tools and Updates from the Trenches,” Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, March 2018
Co-Author, Immigration Recordkeeping: The Essentials of I-9 Compliance Legal QuickSheet, published by Minnesota CLE, 2017
Presenter, “Updates in Employment-Based Immigration – A Presentation for Members of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota,” American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota, November 2016
Presenter, “Immigration Basics – Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Statuses and Opportunities,” Minnesota CLE Webinar, October 2016
Presenter, “Immigration Issues Relevant to the Engineering Industry,” American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota, November 2015
Presenter, “Welcome to our World: The Nuts and Bolts of Employment-Based Permanent Residency Processing,” Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Session, November 2015
Presenter, “Form I-9 and Immigration Compliance Basics,” Employment Law Institute (ELI), May 2015
Moderator, “Extra! Extra! The Latest News on Extraordinary Ability,” Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, May 2015
Presenter, “Client Management from Day One: Intake and Beyond,” Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, May 2014
Mentor and Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)