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Mechelle Zarou Presented to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Chapter

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou, partner in the Toledo office, spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) Texas Chapter Spring Conference on “Best Practices for L-1 Visas.”  The AILA Texas Chapter encompasses the states of Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.  The conference was held April 23-25, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Mechelle is a partner in Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP’s labor and employment department, as well as Co-Chair of the firm’s Immigration practice group.  Mechelle regularly assists employers with obtaining temporary and permanent visas for skilled foreign workers.  She has extensive experience in obtaining L-1, H-1B, TN and E visas on behalf of foreign workers, as well as permanent residency based on employment.  Mechelle also has experience assisting the firm’s healthcare clients with their specialized immigration needs, including obtaining J-1 visa waivers, visa screen certifications, and H-1B cap exemptions.

Mechelle received her J.D. and M.A. from Duke University and her B.A., with honors, from the University of Michigan.

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