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Lisa Locke

Associate Attorney

Lisa Locke counsels legal and human resources personnel on a wide spectrum of immigration issues faced by corporate clients and their employees. Her practice includes guiding employers and employees on immigrant and nonimmigrant business visa petitions, labor certification applications, and the development of effective strategies for corporate immigration programs that ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations.

A U.S. immigration professional since 2004, Lisa originally joined Goel & Anderson while pursuing her Juris Doctor degree at the Georgetown University Law Center. As an attorney, she is a skilled and effective advisor to the firm's clients in a wide variety of cases ranging from individual and family-based immigration to corporate immigration matters that involve the movement of highly skilled personnel across the globe. Lisa represents clients before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, as well as that agency's Executive Office for Immigration Review, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Administrative Appeals Office. She also regularly handles matters before the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of State.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
  • Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration*

Professional Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland Court of Appeals


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2011
  • B.A., Corporate Communication, Drexel University, 2003

*A publication of Law Business Research Ltd., London, U.K.

Representative Areas of Practice

Employment-based Permanent Residency

Labor Certification through PERM

Immigrant Visas for Multinational Managers and Executives

Nonimmigrant Visas

Individual and Family-Based Matters


Consular Practice

Bars and Waivers

Compliance Assistance