Kristen T. Burke

Kristen T. Burke: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Kristen T. Burke focuses her practice on corporate immigration matters, including visa petitions, I-9 compliance, and applications for submission to various U.S. governmental agencies, such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Department of Labor.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Speaker, Texas State Bar, Advanced Immigration Law, February 10, 2017
•Quoted, New Form For Blanket L Visas May Boost Consular Scrutiny , Law360, August 18, 2016
•Quoted, An Ocean Apart on Immigration, Houston Chronicle, June 22, 2007

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Immigration Law, 2016-2017
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2008-2014

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

08.29.16 26 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

03.15.14 12 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2014 'Texas Rising Stars' by Super Lawyers Magazine


•Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review - Immigration Court, Attorney General's Honor Program, September 1999-September 2000

Noteworthy Experience

•Board Certified, Immigration and Nationality Law
•Judicial Law Intern, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review - Immigration Court, Summer 1998

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Business Immigration & Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713.374.3615  Phone
713.374.3505  Fax
University Attended:
Trinity University, B.A., 1996
Law School Attended:
The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., Member, Texas International Law Journal, 1999
Year of First admission:
1999, Texas

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

•Member, Forum for Expatriate Management

•Member, Houston Bar Association

•Member, Houston International HR Roundtable

•Pro Bono Attorney for Unaccompanied Minors (Foreign born children in the United States without parents or legal guardians)

•Volunteer, Girl Scouts of the USA

Vietnamese and Spanish
Birth Information:
Saigon, Vietnam, September 16, 1974
Reported Cases:
Significant Representations: Represent multinational corporations (particularly in the energy, technology and banking sectors), transferring employees to the United States and companies hiring foreign nationals to work in the United States.; Advise on regulations for foreign nationals working offshore in the Outer Continental Shelf.; Advise on establishment of company programs and managing the transition of new clients.

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