JUNIOR ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
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Lucia Paduano is a Junior Associate Attorney in the firm’s immigration law practice group. Ms. Paduano works on complex employment-based visa matters (including H-1B, L-1A and R-1 visas), employment-based green card cases, and naturalization cases.
Ms. Paduano received her Juris Doctor in 2020 from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. During law school, Ms. Paduano interned at AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly where she worked on cases concerning the legal rights of citizens living in nursing homes. She also interned at the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) where she assisted the Office of the General Counsel with current cases involving local schools.
Ms. Paduano received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Gonzaga University in 2017, majoring in psychology. As an undergraduate student, she interned in the Washington State Attorney General’s Office and in the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
- District of Columbia
- J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2020
- B.A., Gonzaga University, 2017