Catherine Risoleo


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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Immigration
University University of Virginia, B.A., 2007
Law SchoolThe George Washington University Law School, J.D., with high honors, 2012
Admitted2013, California

Catherine Risoleo is an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Ms. Risoleo focuses her practice on global business immigration matters. She advises corporate and individual clients in connection with Form I-9 compliance matters, non-immigrant visas, and employment and family-based petitions.


· Member, California Bar Association

· Member, American Bar Association

· Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

· Member, Federal Bar Association


EB-5 Opportunities Law Blog Articles

· "Senator Leahy's EB-5 Amendment Added to Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill," May 20, 2013

· "USCIS Stakeholder Engagement regarding ELIS and the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program," May 20, 2013

· "SEC to Return Escrowed EB-5 Investment Funds to Immigrant Investors of Intercontinental Regional Center Trust of Chicago," April 23, 2013

Labor & Employment Law Blog Articles

· "IRS, DOL and EBSA Issue Post-DOMA Guidance Regarding Treatment of Same-Sex Spouses," September 19, 2013

· "Georgia & North Carolina Employers must begin using E-Verify July 1, 2013 - are you ready?" June 19, 2013

· "I-94 Automation and the I-9 Process: Making the Form I-9 More Complicated," June 19, 2013

· "Filling out the Form I-9 for TPS beneficiaries: Work Permits extended for El Salvadorians," June 7, 2013

· "Fiscal Year 2014 H-1B Cap is Reached: Over 124,000 Petitions in Five Days," April 10, 2013

· "America's Most Complicated Form Is Updated," March 11, 2013



· Nonprofits and Form I-9 Compliance - DC Bar Pro Bono Program, June 17, 2013, A Webinar to Help Your Nonprofit Understand the Form I-9 and Employment Eligibility Verification Requirements

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Catherine Risoleo

Eleventh Floor East, 1300 I Street, NW
WashingtonDC 20005-3314


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