Magdalena “Maggie” Faust

Senior Associate // Chicago


“It’s not easy to leave things behind but knowing that there is someone whom you can trust to guide you through the legal aspects in a foreign country makes things a bit easier.”

Magdalena is a Senior Associate in our Chicago office. She focuses on nonimmigrant and immigrant visas, PERM labor certification and employer compliance. With work spanning from Fortune 100 companies to startups, she guides clients through intricate immigration landscapes, including post-M&A scenarios. Magdalena’s personal immigration journey fuels her passion for ensuring transparent and seamless immigration processes for her clients. She has chaired the Immigration and Nationality Committee at the Chicago Bar Association and played an active role in the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Magdalena is also committed to her pro bono work, where she assists in DACA and naturalization cases. Besides her legal pursuits, she treasures family time, exploring new places, cultures, and cuisines with her husband, two sons and Bernedoodle.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.
Loyola University Chicago, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude

English, Polish (native speaker)

State Bar of Illinois

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