Overview

Alison Li is an associate attorney at the firm with nearly a decade of business and employment-based immigration experience.

She works with regional centers, developers, and investors who seek to use foreign investment capital under the EB-5 program to fund job-creating projects. In preparing the required petitions, Alison coordinates with a complex network of professionals including economists, business plan writers, corporate attorneys, and market analysts. Her extensive experience in the EB-5 industry enables her to provide exceptional client service. She is accomplished in advising regional centers and developers on EB-5 filing requirements and best practices in compliance.

In addition to her work in EB-5, Allison is a seasoned business immigration attorney, having assisted numerous clients in obtaining E, H, and L visas, as well as family-based cases. She has successful experience in consular processing through both US embassies and consulates across the globe. The complex nature of her casework is successfully managed through her skilled client communication and precision with details.

Alison is motivated by her own experience as an immigrant. She recognizes the difficulties and complications of navigating the US immigration system and is well equipped to assist her clients.

Alison completed her undergraduate degree at Emporia State University, received her master’s degree at New York University, and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law. She is a conservatory-trained classical pianist with a concentration on 18th – 20th century European art music and still performs occasionally in venues throughout New York City. She is bilingual in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.

INDUSTRIES SERVED

  • EB-5
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Real Estate

Background

EDUCATION

  • The University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law, J.D.
  • New York University, M.M.
  • Emporia State University, B.A.

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES

  • American Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • New Jersey

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Classical piano
  • Concerts at iconic New York City music venues
  • Travel
  • Tennis
  • Cooking