Marisa Sevilla is a Paralegal in the Public Finance Section of von Briesen. She has assisted on numerous multi-million dollar tax-exempt and taxable bond issues and works with a wide range of professionals, including underwriters, bond purchasers and outside counsel. Her organizational and multi-tasking skills are an asset in the Public Finance field where the tracking and review of a voluminous amount of documents is a must to ensure the client’s needs are met.
Marisa also works with the Immigration Section where she draws on her previous experience working at one of the largest global law firms. She worked with international clients and their expatriate visas placing them in countries spanning from the United Kingdom to South Korea. In this position, she coordinated with various embassies, provided legal research regarding immigration requirements for various countries, and prepared employment-based filings. Additionally, she was a contractor to the Department of Labor as a Case Processing Analyst and Team Lead Supervisor honing her skills on nonimmigrant visas by adjudicating H-2A and Labor Condition Applications. Here, Marisa gained first-hand knowledge of the inner workings of the government as it relates to immigration matters.