Since 2010, Michael has specialized in business immigration law and compliance matters, especially in complex and writing-intensive cases. His experience in immigration involves nonimmigrant and immigrant solutions for the business, research, technology, education, and entertainment communities, among others. He communicates directly with clients, including HR managers, high-level executives, and employees to ensure comprehension of each step of the immigration process and to collaboratively produce the best immigration strategy for each individual matter.
Michael also provides pro bono legal representation to asylum seekers and other low-income clients. In 2016, Michael was a recipient of the Earl H. Davis Advocacy Award from the Jack and Lovell Olender Foundation for his pro bono clinical work in immigration and tax law in Washington, DC.
B.A., State University of New York at Albany
M.A., State University of New York at Albany (in progress)
J.D., University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law
District of Columbia
New York (in progress)
*Admitted in the District of Columbia. Not admitted in New York. Practice limited to federal immigration practice.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Board of Directors, Refugee and Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus ("RISSE")
TMG VISA LLC
Theresa Gibbons has over 20 years of experience in U.S. Immigration Law and related corporate matters. A dual citizen of the United States and Canada, her practice focuses particularly on Canada-U.S. immigration matters. In addition to NAFTA related work visas, she provides expert advice on border issues for Canadian individuals and corporations.
Prior to law school, Ms. Gibbons worked as a teacher for ten years, which included six years as a faculty lecturer at McGill University and Concordia University.
Ms. Gibbons represents international managers, professionals, business visitors, snowbirds, and investors for both temporary visas and permanent residence. She also works with entertainment professionals and support staff for major shows and tours. Her consultations involve a thorough discussion of all options, including dependents, residency, taxation and long-term consequences. Whenever possible, the advantages of Canadian citizenship under the NAFTA are utilized to develop creative strategies.
Ms. Gibbons takes pride in providing personalized immigration advice to all clients and in her responsiveness to client communications.
B.A. Providence College
M.A. Brown University
LL.B. McGill University Faculty of Law
New York Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Northern District of New York
Emma has been working in immigration law since 2015, dealing primarily with employment-based nonimmigrant petitions. She manages case intake, client communication, and case drafting.
Emma has extensive experience in writing and editing. She has worked as both a writing tutor and as a contributing editor for multiple published books.
B.A., Skidmore College, 2015