Melissa R. Santiago

Melissa R. Santiago

Associate

Expertise

  • Labor
  • Employment
  • Immigration

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Ohio, U.S.A.

Profile

Melissa focuses her practice on labor and immigration law. She provides strategy and analysis regarding immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications focusing on business immigration. She prepares visa petitions, including H-1B, L-1, E, F, TN, and other visas. She strategizes the best options for a variety of complex employment-based immigration issues, and advises businesses regarding I-9 and E-verify compliance.

Bar Admissions

    Ohio

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., 2011)
    • International Relations
    • Spanish
Areas of Practice

Employment | Immigration | Labor

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • 2019 Barrister Leadership Program Participant, Columbus Bar Association


Professional Associations

  • Hispanic National Bar Association, deputy regional president of the Young Lawyers Division
  • Student Success Store, Executive Board member, legal chair
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association