Quarles & Brady Welcomes Seasoned Immigration Attorney Lynn O’Brien to Washington, D.C., Office
Quarles & Brady Strengthens Diverse Immigration Team
The addition of O'Brien reflects Quarles & Brady's strategic focus on a diverse and experienced team of Washington, D.C.-based immigration practitioners.
“Lynn is an outstanding addition to the firm—bringing her rich experience, exceptional client service skills, and a diverse background to our practice, the DC office, and the firm,” explains Tim D’Arduini, the lead immigration partner of Quarles & Brady’s DC office immigration practice. “In addition to her depth of experience, Lynn brings practical, effective counseling to an increasingly complex regulatory landscape—exactly what our clients are asking us for, every day."
O'Brien assists U.S. employers on a wide range of business immigration matters. She represents clients navigating the nonimmigrant and immigrant visa process across numerous industries and has significant experience in L-1, H-1B, TN processing, I visa processing, E-2 filings and various types of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services filings. With over a decade of high-volume immigration-focused experience O'Brien has seen and addressed nearly every scenario in the realm of business immigration from the hiring or sponsorship of a foreign national through the permanent resident (green card) process. O'Brien has advised a wide variety of companies from startups to billion-dollar companies.
O'Brien is the former chair and founder of the immigration section of the Maryland State Bar Association, which was founded to ensure that other practitioners are made aware of the latest immigration issues and trends. She holds a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland at College Park.