Tiffany serves as Senior Counsel with BAL and leads the Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of BAL's Government Strategies team and Sports and Entertainment group. Tiffany joined BAL after nearly a decade with the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Consular Affairs and as a senior adviser to the Chief Legal Adviser for immigration affairs.
Prior to joining BAL, Tiffany served as Deputy Chief of the Legal Advisory Opinions Division within the Visa Office, placing her at the forefront of legal issues impacting all facets of consular operations at U.S. Embassies and Consulates. As Deputy Chief, Tiffany was a key adviser to senior leadership within the Visa Office, the Bureau of Consular Affairs, the White House, and other federal agencies on all aspects of immigration law, including implementation of presidential proclamations under three administrations.
Immediately before joining BAL, Tiffany served as a senior adviser to the Department of State’s Chief Legal Adviser for immigration affairs. In addition, Tiffany served as a consular officer at multiple posts overseas serving in various roles, including assisting in the planning of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. She has direct in-person experience working with consular sections worldwide, the National Visa Center, and the Kentucky Consular Center.
During her tenure at the Department of State, Tiffany served as the Department’s lead diplomatic visa expert. In this capacity, she worked closely with foreign government missions and international organizations, the Office of the Chief of Protocol, the Office of Foreign Missions, and other federal government agencies. She also worked closely with federal law enforcement officials investigating visa fraud, providing counsel on complex legal matters relating to visa processing, classification and eligibility requirements.
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D.
The University of Texas at Austin, B.S.
State Bar of Texas
Supreme Court of the United States