Content is provided by the firm.With over 20 years of practice in all facets of employment-based immigration, Ellen
works with growing organizations to advise on U.S. immigration law, strategy,
compliance and training. On March 1st, 2019, Ellen started her own
firm, Ellen Freeman Immigration Law Group, PLLC, a full-service immigration law
depth of experience fully supports clients moving through the complex steps of
business growth and shifting employment strategy, including formation of
corporate entities, establishment of U.S. operations and applications for
temporary visas through permanent residence.
extends her leadership and counsel as a business partner and problem solver for
her clients in the areas of biotech, IT, health care and education. Her
immigration experience includes global mobility, outbound immigration, IRCA,
I-9, LCAs, employment-based petitions, PERM labor certification applications,
immigrant visa petitions, consular processing and adjustment of status filings.
Ellen excels at J-1 waivers for foreign medical graduates and priority worker
active in immigration education and development at both the local and national
levels, Ellen serves in various leadership roles with the American Immigration
Lawyers Association (AILA). In 2018, she
was elected to the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers
Association. She is also a member of the
board of Immigration Law for Law360. Ellen served as a member of the Welcoming
Pittsburgh Advisory Council to the Mayor of Pittsburgh, an initiative aimed at
attracting immigrants to the region. She is the Pennsylvania Ambassador as part
of the American Immigration Council’s AILA Ambassador Program.
is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, recognized by Best Lawyers in America,
Who’s Who in Corporate Immigration and rated 10.0 on AVVO. She has also achieved the National Women’s
Business Enterprise Certification.