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Linnea C. Porter focuses her practice on business immigration matters, including representing domestic and multinational employers before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of State. Linnea represents and advises employers in virtually all areas of business immigration, including nonimmigrant visa categories (B, E, F, H, J, L, O, TN), permanent residence (PERM, Extraordinary Ability/Outstanding Researchers, Multinational Managers and National Interest Waivers), naturalization, and DACA. She has experience counseling a variety of companies from start-ups to multinational organizations in a wide range of industries, including fashion, financial services, IT, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and alternative energy, on U.S. business immigration, compliance and enforcement actions, and global immigration.

Linnea also assists multinational employers with global mobility matters. Further, Linnea advises employers with I-9 compliance by providing on onsite training, internal audits and reviews, as well as deploying best practices to minimize exposure and liabilities in the event of government investigations.



  • Intern, Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office, 2010

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Immigration Law, 2024
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2012-Present
  • Member, Finnish American Chamber of Commerce, 2012-Present
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 2012-Present
  • Member, Georgia Tech Young Alumni Council, 2014-2017


  • J.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 2012
    • Senior Editor, Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Finnish, Conversational
  • Spanish, Conversational