Jennifer Stevens is distinguished as “an excellent resource for UK immigration matters”.
Jennifer is a partner at Laura Devine Attorneys LLC in New York. Jennifer is recognised by Chambers USA as "amazing, smart, articulate and gives specific answers” and by The Legal 500 United States as “utterly fantastic”. Clients also cite that she is “very practical in her approach. She is very mindful of our business needs and tailors her advice to meet those needs”.
Jennifer has extensive experience in UK immigration advising on a range of applications under the points-based system, with a particular focus on Tier 2 employer sponsorship, Tier 1 Exceptional Talent and Entrepreneur and Tier 5 for the creative sector. Jennifer regularly advises on sole representatives and has become known for her work with British nationality applications including naturalisation, registration and status letters. Jennifer also regularly advises on applications under the European Regulations. Jennifer’s clients include individuals and small businesses, as well as multinational corporate clients across a range of industry sectors, including media, technology, entertainment and finance.
She is co-convenor of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) New York working group, a member of the international law committee at the New York City Bar Association (NYCBA) and vice chair of communications for the immigration and nationality committee at the American Bar Association (ABA).
Jennifer has presented on UK immigration at the ABA, the NYCBA, the British American Business Council and Columbia Business School. As a guest panellist at the Brooklyn Law School, she has also provided training to other immigration law practitioners for ILPA and MBL, and has presented at several universities across the UK.