Leann D. Stanick, Esq. Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Leann D. Stanick, Esq.

Leann D. Stanick, Esq.

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY, NJ
Florida Coastal School of Law

""Awesome freelancer and lawyer.""

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About
Leann is a New York City based attorney who practices immigration and human rights law. Her passion for serving migrant communities stems largely from her own experiences with U.S. immigration and cross-border settlement. A unique understanding of these systems and processes allows Leann to connect with her clients on a personal level. Resilient and purposive, she achieves the most favorable outcome for her clients by forming creative solutions to complex legal issues. Leann is available via Skype, phone, and email, and can provide meeting spaces throughout the Greater NYC and Northern New Jersey regions.
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"Leann was great. She was knowledgeable and communicated clearly in a timely manner. I would definitely engage Leann's services again if needed, and I recommend Leann."

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""Awesome freelancer and lawyer.""

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""The women of Stanick & El-Naggar were incredibly poised, professional, and knowledgable, to say the least. Leann provided detailed guidance on the appropriate steps for my family member's immigration matter. Her demeanor was immensely comforting in this time of stress, and we were able to resolve our concerns thanks to her expertise and patience. I would highly recommend their services for your legal concerns.""

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Work History

Stanick Law

Immigration Attorney/Sole Practitioner

Aug 2018 - Present

Immigration services such as Family-Based Petitions, Employment-Based Petitions, Adjustment of Status, Citizenship/Naturalization, Visa Applications, and other legal processes. Create legal solutions to reuniting families and sourcing corporate workforces with international talent while maintaining compliance with U.S. Immigration laws. Represent victims of human rights violations pro bono.

Aug 2018 - Present

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Immigration Specialist

May 2018 - Present

Manage and assist with all H-1B related immigration procedures and client-facing inquiries, including training onshore and offshore case processing teams (30+) and guiding multiple lateral teams on H-1B legal requirements. Audit and process H-1B extension and amendment filings, as well as H-1B RFE Responses. Effectively trained and lead case processors and auditors, increasing success rates.

May 2018 - Present

Unchained At Last

Pro Bono Attorney, Legal Intake Coordinator & Research Associate

Dec 2016 - Present

Conduct legal intake interviews with potential clients seeking to be freed from forced/arranged marriages. Summarize and report on clients’ relevant family and immigration law needs. Research and report on child marriage laws internationally and domestically.

Dec 2016 - Present

Fragomen Del Rey

Business Immigration Attorney

Jul 2018 - Aug 2018

Employment-Based Immigration focused primarily on H-1B Requests for Evidence and periodically, alternative visa category RFEs such as EB-1C. In addition to a demanding RFE caseload, handled O-1 Visa extensions and EB-1 Visa applications. Managed and filed 20+ RFE responses per week, increasingly the success rate of H-1B approvals.

Jul 2018 - Aug 2018

Stanick & El-Naggar

Partner

Jun 2016 - Jul 2018

Employment-Based Immigration, such as H-1B, O-1, EB-1, and EB-2 (NIW) Visas, RFEs, Adjustment of Status, Citizenship or Naturalization, Non-immigrant Visa Applications, and other legal processes. Family-Based Immigration, such as Immigrant Petitions, Removal of Conditions, and Fiancé Visas. Appeared on Brooklyn45 and LoopTT news channels to discuss Immigration updates, policies, and developments.

Jun 2016 - Jul 2018

Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Legal Intern

Jan 2013 - May 2016

Researched and drafted memorandum on international criminal law issues and internal court regulations used to create Practice Directions. Presented a summary and analysis of the weekly filings at the weekly office debriefing meeting.

Jan 2013 - May 2016

Ernst & Young

Contract Attorney

Mar 2016 - Mar 2016

Performed document review for the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Division, including making legal determinations on confidential financial and accounting business records.

Mar 2016 - Mar 2016

Akerman Senterfitt

Summer Intern

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Researched and drafted memoranda in the areas of Employment, Litigation, and Intellectual Property Law. Conducted legislative research and drafted a memorandum on a wrongful conviction claims bill.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

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