March 30, 2022, San Diego, California Super Lawyers® has published its annual list of San Diego Super Lawyers 2022, which features all three partners at Larrabee Albi Coker LLP (LAC) in the Immigration Law List.
Super Lawyers is a publication that annually recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
LAC attorneys recognized this year in San Diego Super Lawyers include:
Congratulations to our attorneys for this well-deserved honor!
Fausta Albi will serve as a faculty member on the August 10, 2021 AILA webinar “Advanced L-1 Strategies: Navigating the Changing Terrain”
Fausta Albi presented on the topic of U.S. Immigration Law as part of the National Italian American Bar Association’s (NIABA) Leaders in the Law series.
Grace Zimmerman is selected to Chair the Customs and Border Protection Committee and serve on the US Consulate Committee for the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Diana Vellos Coker is selected to serve as a member of the National Advocacy Committee and the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Committee for the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
LAC is ranked again this year in Chambers and Partners for Immigration Law. Reviewers noted that LAC is “A well-regarded employment-based immigration team situated out of San Diego. Noted for its work with business clients in connection with all immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. Also offers strengths in I-9 compliance, wage and hour regulations and immigration issues arising from M&A.” Fausta Albi is also ranked as a practitioner in Chambers and Partners. Reviewers noted “She is an excellent practitioner.”
LAC is a Silver Annual Sponsor of Lawyers Club of San Diego. Lawyers Club is the largest specialty bar association in San Diego with more than 1,300 members of all genders, including attorneys at various public agencies, law firm managing and equity partners, retired and active federal and state judges, current and former U.S. Attorneys, current and former San Diego District Attorneys, San Diego Public Defenders, Federal Defenders of San Diego, as well as law firm associates, law students and others in the San Diego community who share our mission of advancing the status of women in the law and society.
LAC is a Bronze Member of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership organization that helps provide a voice for San Diego businesses through advocacy, member-to-member connections and professional development. The Chamber leverages the political clout of the business community to enact business-friendly policies that support the region’s economic growth and creation of jobs. The Chamber is the largest on the West Coast, with 2,500 member businesses representing 300,000 employees.
Diana Vellos Coker is the Advocacy Director for the San Diego Chapter of NAWBO – the National Association of Women Business Owners. Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.
Fausta M. Albi to speak on “Immigrant Visa Consular Processing” at the 2018 AILA Annual Conference to be held in San Francisco, California from June 13 – 16, 2018
Diana Vellos Coker to speak on “Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Interviews” at the 2018 AILA California Chapters Conference
Diana Vellos Coker to speak on “Employment-Based Immigrant Visas” at the 2018 AILA Fundamentals Online Course
Diana Vellos Coker to speak on “Nonimmigrant Visa Fundamentals” at the 2018 AILA Annual Conference to be held in San Francisco from June 13-16, 2018
Diana Vellos Coker presents at UCSD’s Rady School of Management, February 2018
Diana Vellos Coker continues to serve as an Ambassador for the American Immigration Council
Fausta M. Albi serves as the President of the Italian American Bar Association of San Diego
Fausta M. Albi continues to serve as a Board Member of the American Bar Association’s Immigration Justice Project
Diana Vellos Coker and Fausta M. Albi are selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Immigration Law (Copyright 2008 to present, respectively, by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
Fausta M. Albi serves as a Faculty Member for “Compliance and Enforcement Trends,” 30th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference, Hollywood, CA November 9 – 11, 2017
Fausta M. Albi serves as a Faculty Member for “Introduction to H-1B Specialty Workers,” at the 2017 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law held in New Orleans, Louisiana from June 21–24, 2017
Fausta M. Albi presents “Immigration Updates: How Changing Policies Impact International Students and Scholars” at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California on February 14, 2017
Diana Vellos Coker is quoted in the San Diego Union Tribune: Green card policy change could affect San Diego biotech companies
Diana Vellos Coker and Fausta Albi are selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Immigration Law (Copyright 2008 to present, respectively, by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).