Sector: US Immigration
Christi is a US-qualified attorney and Head of US Practice in London. She has 13 years’ experience representing clients in all areas of business and family-based immigration and has practised at firms in both the UK and US.
Christi’s practice areas include advising and preparing all categories of non-immigrant and immigrant cases, with particular emphasis on L-1 intra-company transfers, E-2 treaty investors, B-1/B-2 visitors, O-1 persons with extraordinary ability, waivers of inadmissibility, EB-1 and family-based green cards. She also routinely assists US citizens with citizenship issues, including passport applications, registrations of birth abroad and renunciation of US citizenship.
Christi is recognized in directories for her outstanding client service, recently being praised for being “extremely flexible and attentive in all cases she deals with”. A member of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA), Christi is an accomplished speaker at international level and frequent author on topics such as nonimmigrant visas and consular processing. Christi is currently serving on AILA’s Department of State Liaison committee and is actively involved in AILA’s Rome District Chapter.
She has appeared on various international news outlets and radio programmes, including CNN and BBC, to discuss US immigration matters.
2016-present - Laura Devine Solicitors, London
2014-2016 - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLC, Dallas
2011-2014 - Berry Appleman & Leiden LLC, Dallas
2007-2010 - Siskind Susser PC, Memphis
2005-2007 - CMS Cameron McKenna, London
2004 - Admitted to State Bar of Texas 2001-2004 - Juris Doctorate, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now called Texas A&M University School of Law) 1998-2000 - BA, Texas Christian University