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Sydney  Koch



University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D.
  • Tennessee Law Review, Research Editor; Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law; Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • Economics and Political Science
  • Pi Beta Phi, Vice President Philanthropy, 2006-2009
  • Varsity Women's Rowing

Prior Employment

  • University of Michigan International Center, Immigration Specialist, 2014-2016
  • Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP, Associate, 2012-2014
  • University of Tennessee Office of Student Judicial Affairs, Student Judicial Advisor, 2010-2012

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Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Council for Global Immigration (CFGI)

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

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Sydney Koch focuses her practice in the area of employment-based immigration and assists the firm’s clients, both domestic and multinational, with employment-based immigration matters. She assists companies in obtaining authorization for employees to work temporarily and permanently in the United States.

  • Handles immigrant (EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3) and nonimmigrant (B-1, H, L, E, O, and TN) visa applications
  • Assist with the PERM labor certification process
  • Advises clients on Labor Condition Application (LCA), Form I-9, and E-Verify compliance matters, providing training and internal audit assistance
  • Works with clients in a diverse range of industries, including automotive, engineering, financial services, academic, and information technology


Motor City Greyhound Rescue

Junior League of Ann Arbor

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