Kerri-Ann Griggs is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group. Kerri advises clients on various aspects of corporate immigration law, including immigrant and non-immigrant visa options and related legal issues. Her knowledge includes B, H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, and TN visas, labor certification applications/PERM process, I-140 petitions, adjustment of status to LPR, investment visa options, corporate compliance, employment verification, maintenance of immigration status, and other compliance matters associated with global people issues.
She has represented clients in appeals before the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and responds to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services requests for evidence (RFEs), notices of intent to deny (NOIDs), and notices of intent to revoke (NOIRs).
Kerri also has significant experience with family-based immigration matters. She has represented individual clients in family-based immigration petitions and removal and deportation defense. She has helped individuals obtain permanent residency, employment authorization, citizenship, waivers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and humanitarian visas (VAWA or U Visas).
Kerri has been an immigration attorney for nearly a decade. She also served as an intern for the Honorable 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.