Eileen is a Senior Associate and member of BAL’s Government Strategies Team in the Washington, DC office. She is a legislative and government policy expert, and provides strategic counsel to clients on corporate immigration program compliance and management.  

Eileen has expertise advising clients on a wide range of corporate immigration matters, including Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance, H-1B program obligations, and immigration audits. Her career experience includes appellate work at the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation and policy engagement with the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project. Eileen is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and was named a 2023 Washington, DC Rising Star by Super Lawyers 

Education & Admissions

American University Washington College of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude

Georgetown University, Bachelor of Arts, English and French, cum laude

Admitted to: State Bar of Virginia


American Immigration Lawyers Association: DC Chapter, DC Chapter Conference Committee


Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers — Washington, DC Rising Star (2023)
National Law Journal — DC Rising Star (2022)

Professional Accomplishments


Author, “Immigration Developments for Employers to Watch,” Law360 (March 2023)

Author, “Trump’s H-4 Immigration Stance Would Cost the Economy,” Issues & Insights (May 2019)

Co-Author, “New H-1B Plan Creates Bigger Problem Than It Aims to Solve,” Law360 (February 2019)


Speaker, “Proposed USCIS Fee Increases: What HR Needs to Know,” SHRM Global Talent Series (March 2023)

Speaker, “New Congress, New Priorities: How a New Power Structure in D.C. Will Shape the Immigration Landscape in the Coming Year,” BAL Community Webinar (February 2023)

Speaker, “Form I-9 and E-Verify Compliance: What’s in Store for Employers in 2022,”

SHRM Employment Law & Compliance Conference (March 2022)