Jennifer primarily concentrates her practice on immigration law and cross-border matters, from helping multinational corporations navigate cross-border workforce concerns to providing legal counsel on personal issues that include spousal and family matters. She has extensive experience managing the multi-layered processes required for US immigration and citizenship, and has handled numerous complex cases.
Jennifer drafts legal petitions and acts as a primary resource on US immigration law, policy, and adjudication trends in areas such as corporate services and support; nonimmigrant visas for temporary employment in the United States, including the E-1 and E-2, E-3, H-1B, L-1, O-1, P, and TN categories; employment-based green card applications, including PERM labor certifications and the EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 categories; US citizenship applications; immigration cases based on marriage and cross-border relationships; and criminal waivers.
In addition to her role at Barclay Damon, Jennifer is a partner at Berardi Immigration Law and a business immigration adjunct professor at University at Buffalo School of Law.
- University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
- University of Pittsburgh, B.A., magna cum laude
- New York
- Western New York Women’s Bar Association, Immigration Law Committee Co-Founder
- Barclay Damon’s Women’s Forum
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Kevin Guest House, Giving Hearts Program Volunteer
- Special Spaces Buffalo, Volunteer
- University at Buffalo School of Law, Adjunct
- CanAm Council Meeting, “Operationalizing Across the Border”
- Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association, “Rights and Privacy at the US Border”
- Upstate NY AILA – Fundamentals Conference: AOS, “AOS Panel”
- Niagara County Bar Association, “Border Security and Immigration Law”
- AILA 7th Annual Northern Border Fall CEL Conference, “Work Authorization Options Under NAFTA”
- WIVB News 4, “Your Rights at the Border”
- All Things Considered: NPR, “You and the Law: Staying Here for a Job”