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Miriam C. Thompson focuses her practice on business immigration and immigration-related compliance issues. Miriam assists employers with hiring and retaining foreign nationals in various industries and business sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, technology, medical, logistics, and academia. She has experience advising employers on all aspects of business immigration, including nonimmigrant visa categories (B, E, F-1, H-1B, J-1, L-1 A/B, O-1, TN), managing a multinational workforce, and permanent residence.

Miriam lived, studied, and worked in Germany, Switzerland, and France. Her native language is German and she is conversational in French.



  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Kristina Pickering, Supreme Court of Nevada, 2013
  • Law Clerk, City Attorney of Henderson, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Immigration Law, 2023-2024
  • Board Member and Statewide Committee Co-Chair, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, 2022-2023
  • Member, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, 2014
    • Articles Editor, Nevada Law Journal
    • Recipient, Shannon Bybee Scholarship
  • M.B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Lee Business School, 2010
  • B.B.A., Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, 2007
  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • German, Native
  • French, Conversational