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Ellen Freeman, ESQ- Immigration Law

  • 03-Mar-2021
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Fogo de Chao, 525 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh PA 15222 (ZOOM Option is also available!)


  • Rotary Club of Pittsburgh Members and their guests (please use your login credentials), Rotarians, and potential Rotarians (excluding 2nd visit)
  • Open to all Rotarians and Public
  • Pittsburgh Rotary Members that have prepaid mtg fee should use this registration.
  • The Speaker Series (Collaboration between Pittsburgh Rotary & Pittsburgh Business Exchange) is open to the public. Everyone is welcomed to attend.

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Meet Ellen Freeman

Schedule of Events:

  • Noon - Seating at Fogo de Chao (Private Room)           
  • Begin ZOOM* 
  • 12:25 pm - Call to order and start of meeting
  • 12:35 pm - Program (Speaker) 
  • 1:10 pm - End of Program
  • 1:10 pm - Rotary Announcements
  • 1:30 pm - Adjourn / Networking

About :

Want to learn more about the future of immigration in the USA? Immigration Law is one of the hottest topics in our country today, and YOU have the opportunity learn how new laws are shaping immigration practices right here in Pittsburgh, and across our great nation. Since January 2021 and our new administration, there are sweeping changes that we all need to be aware of. 

Ellen Freeman is on the forefront of Immigration. She is founding partner of Ellen Freeman Immigration Law Group, PLLC.  Her practice focuses on the needs of business, manufacturing, academia, emerging technology, healthcare and the arts.  With over twenty years of experience in all facets of employment-based immigration, Freeman has been recognized for her expertise by Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who in Corporate Immigration.  She is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  Freeman is an elected board member of the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and served on the Editorial Board for Immigration Law for Law 360.  Ellen is the Chair of the Global Migration Section of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and serves on its Business Immigration Taskforce.

Ellen has served as a member of the Welcoming Pittsburgh Advisory Council to the Mayor of Pittsburgh, an initiative aimed at attracting immigrants to the region. She is the Pennsylvania Ambassador as part of the American Immigration Council’s AILA Ambassador Program. 

She's Helping Immigrants Make Pittsburgh their Home | Pittsburgh Magazine

THIS will be a truly remarkable meeting that you just cannot afford to miss!

Ellen Freeman Immigration Law Group, PLLC is woman-owned small diverse business certified by both WBENC and Pennsylvania SBC.

With over 20 years of practice in all facets of employment-based immigration, Ellen works with growing organizations to advise on U.S. immigration law, strategy, compliance and training. A full-service immigration law firm, her depth of experience fully supports clients moving through the complex steps of business growth and shifting employment strategy, including formation of corporate entities, establishment of U.S. operations and applications for temporary visas through permanent residence.

Ellen extends her leadership and counsel as a business partner and problem solver for her clients in the areas of biotech, IT, health care and education. Her immigration experience includes global mobility, outbound immigration, IRCA, I-9, LCAs, employment-based petitions, PERM labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, consular processing and adjustment of status filings. Ellen excels at J-1 waivers for foreign medical graduates and priority worker preference petitions.


Yours In Rotary Service,

Kelli Morgavo Robbins

Rotary Club of Pittsburgh

President 2020 -2021

(412) 471-6210

*Zoom instructions for log in/phone in codes will be sent  approximately two hours before meeting begins. 


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