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Clark Hill PLC Adds Melissa O. Nonaka, to the Immigration Business Unit as a Senior Attorney in the Washington, D.C. Office

November 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior Attorney Melissa O. Nonaka has joined Clark Hill PLC’s Immigration Business Unit. Nonaka has been practicing U.S. immigration law since 2011. She advises U.S. employers and their foreign national employees, as well as individuals and their family members, to secure employment-based nonimmigrant visas, employment and family-sponsored permanent residence, naturalization and other immigration benefits. She has represented clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of State. 

“We are excited to add Melissa to our growing immigration practice in Washington, DC,” said James Morrison, Clark Hill’s nationwide Immigration Business Unit Leader. “Melissa’s tireless work ethic and extensive knowledge of U.S. immigration law are a welcome addition to our extremely busy practice.”

Nonaka graduated from Boston College and received her J.D. from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. She is admitted to the bars of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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