Leigh is known nationally for her experience in immigration for educational institutions. She has extensive experience with employment-based immigration matters and advises on immigration compliance, best practices, audits and self-audits, applications for immigration benefits and international student and scholar services for institutions, nonprofits and NGOs, and businesses.
More specifically, Leigh advises clients on such issues as:
- Best practices in immigration compliance.
- Employment-based immigration status
- I-9 self-audits - are your I-9 records as compliant as you think they are?
- Ongoing support for immigration questions that arise at your organization.
- Immigration sponsorship opportunities for international personnel.
- Legal support for International Student and Scholar Services at schools.
She works with general counsels, executives and investors, human resources directors, international education advisors, recruiters and others responsible for immigration compliance for institutions, organizations and businesses.
Leigh is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. She is a frequent speaker and author on immigration topics and has served as a senior editor of AILA’s Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook.
Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP represents management exclusively in labor and employment law matters for a broad range of private and public sector clients. The firm's 30 lawyers provide three basic areas of service: litigation, counseling and training. We represent organizations ranging from high technology and heavy manufacturing to financial institutions and transportation companies, from cities and counties to providers of higher education and healthcare services. Regardless of whom we represent, our dedication to excellence and client satisfaction is exhibited in every transaction we handle and every contact we make. Our firm's goal is to set a new standard in the legal profession. Please visit our website blog for latest in labor and employment news in California.
Firm Practice Areas
Employment Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Human Resources Counseling; Training of Supervisors and Employees; Class Actions; Wage and Hour Practice; Higher Education Law; Traditional Labor Services; Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention; Public Sector; Trade Secrets / Unfair Competition Litigation and Advice; Neutral Investigations Services; Appellate Practice.