Cynthia Shearn joined the firm in 1997, and since that time, she has practiced exclusively in the area of corporate U.S. immigration law. Prior to joining the firm, she focused on international and human rights law as evidenced by her positions at the Interparliamentary Union and the United Nations’ International Labor Organization, both located in Geneva, Switzerland.
Cindy currently represents multinational corporate clients in such industries as management and technology consulting, manufacturing, civil engineering, and specialty chemicals.
Her practice in U.S. corporate immigration law includes nonimmigrant visas, permanent residence, and I-9 and Labor Condition Application (LCA) compliance.
Manages high volume U.S. immigration practice for global consulting, technology, and outsourcing company to facilitate the transfer of professional employees from around the world to the United States
American University, Washington College of Law | J.D., 1996
Boston University | B.A., 1991
Bar Admissions: Illinois
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Chapter
President, Canada-U.S. Business Council Chicago
Member, Chicago Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors for the British-American Business Council, Chicago