Linnea C. Porter

Linnea C. Porter

Associate

Linnea C. Porter focuses her practice on a wide range of 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 has extensive experience representing and advising employers in 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) and DACA.

Linnea also assists multinational employers with global mobility matters. Further, Linnea assists 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.

Linnea is dual citizen of the United States and Finland. She is conversational in Finnish and Spanish.

Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast, 2016-Present
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2012-Present
    • Chair, GA/AL Chapter AIC “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest
  • Member, The Atlanta Finland Society, 2016-Present
  • Mentor, Georgia Tech Mentor Jackets, 2015-Present
  • Member, Georgia Tech Young Alumni Council, 2013-2016

Credentials

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