Kerri-Ann Griggs is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group.
Kerri provides corporate clients with strategic solutions for their global workforce, international employment, cross-border transactions, and compliance. Kerri advises clients on various aspects of corporate immigration law, including immigrant and non-immigrant visa options. Her knowledge includes employment-based visas, permanent residency sponsorship, investment visa options, the impact of mergers and acquisitions on nonimmigrant workers, Form I-9 and employment verification compliance, government investigations, and litigation against the Department of Homeland Security. Kerri has established a track record of obtaining almost 100% approvals for complex business immigration cases that are challenged by the government or receive supplemental requests for evidence. Kerri is actively involved in humanitarian work and has helped individuals fleeing war torn areas or persecution to resettle safely in the United States.
Kerri has been an immigration attorney for nearly a decade. She also served as an intern for the Hon. Clarence Cooper of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she interned with Harvard’s Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, representing asylum and VAWA applicants, and received her B.A. from Yale University.