Nneka Umeh, Associate


Nneka Umeh is a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on immigration. She has extensive experience advising large and small corporations on nonimmigrant petitions, family and employment based permanent resident processes, and I-9 compliance for foreign nationals.

She has broad experience with B, E, H, L, O, and TN non-immigrant visas. Nneka focuses on permanent residency based on EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3, including Outstanding Research, Extraordinary Ability, and Multinational Manager petitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Nneka worked in-house at a global e-commerce company in Chicago. 

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 2007)
    • Thurgood Marshall Legal Society (Member)
    • Student Bar Association (Member)
  • Yale University (B.S., 2004)
    • Degree: Chemistry

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Texas (inactive)

Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Member)