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Laura Pena

Laura Pena

Attorney at Law

San Jose
California
Licensed in
TX, CA
Georgetown University Law Center
About
Laura is an experienced immigration attorney, with a focus on business immigration and removal proceedings. As a trial attorney for the Department of Homeland Security, she litigated cases in federal immigration court. As an associate with a major business immigration law firm, she helps companies find ways to navigate the complex immigration system to ensure their foreign national employees can work where they need to - when they need to. Laura is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. She is licensed in California and Texas. She is also a tech entrepreneur and grassroots organizer.
4
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Work History

Fragomen Worldwide

Associate

Apr 2016 - Present

Exclusively advise compare clients on business immigration. Manage all immigration related matters for foreign national employees.

Apr 2016 - Present

Law Office of Ruben R. Pena

Associate

Apr 2014 - Apr 2016

Laura served as a trial associate for a boutique employment law firm located in Texas. She represented clients, both employers and employees, in a range of disputes - contracts, compensation, termination, discrimination, and others.

Apr 2014 - Apr 2016

SporTech B.I.

CEO

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015

Cofounder and CEO of sports tech startup. Managed several offshore employees to build web-based app; raised $100,000 in seed funding; won several pitch competitions; managed all company and employee legal matters.

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015

US Government - Dept. of Homeland Security

Attorney

Aug 2014 - Mar 2015

Served as an immigration trial attorney for the federal government.

Aug 2014 - Mar 2015

US Federal Judiciary

Law clerk

Nov 2012 - Nov 2013

Laura served as a law clerk to a federal judge in the U.S. Southern District of California.

Nov 2012 - Nov 2013

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