Joan-Elisse Carpentier is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's New York office. She focuses her practice in all areas of immigration and nationality law affecting corporations and other businesses.
Joan-Elisse's work includes evaluations of immigration practices of corporations, development of corporate policies and procedures for handling immigration matters and obtaining immigrant and non-immigrant visas as well as citizenship. She also works on behalf of United States citizens and foreign nationals to obtain visas for other countries.
Joan-Elisse represents clients in a wide variety of industries including finance and banking, publishing, entertainment, broadcasting, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, manufacturing, hospitality and energy, among others.
Joan-Elisse has written and lectured on business immigration topics for many different audiences. She has written articles on foreign hiring for Human Resource Executive Immigration Advisor and Management News and was recently interviewed for Realtor magazine regarding EB5 foreign investments in real estate projects. She has been a featured speaker at human resources conferences and meetings sponsored by Asea Brown Boveri and Random House, Inc. Joan-Elisse was a guest lecturer in 2012 and 2014 for Northwestern University School of Law's Tax LLM Program for the International Estate Planning course.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Joan-Elisse Carpentier