Senior Counsel, Immigration Solutions
t: +1 704.350.6312
Charlotte, NC, US
Susan is an immigration lawyer with over fifteen (15) years of experience assisting individuals, families, and employers in connection with assessing available United States immigration options.
Her practice includes preparing and filing individual, family-based, and employment-based petitions, immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications, and waivers of inadmissibility. She assists with complex consular processing issues, complicated citizenship and naturalization issues, petitions for humanitarian relief, and removal defense. She advises employers regarding worksite compliance, conducting internal I-9 audits and trainings, and negotiating with United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding employer sanctions.
A former criminal defense attorney, Susan also advises individuals and employers regarding immigration consequences of criminal conduct. She represents clients before Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services, United States Department of State, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Labor, and the Executive Office of Immigration Review.
Susan is frequently asked to speak at conferences and community events regarding immigration law and is fluent in Spanish. Susan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Psychology and Spanish and completed her Juris Doctor at St. Mary’s University School of Law.