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Jerome G. Grzeca, Managing Partner of Grzeca Law Group, S.C., has practiced business immigration law for over twenty-five years in both Washington, D.C. and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has extensive experience providing legal services to the international business community for the hire and transfer of key personnel around the world. He has represented clients in the hospitality, healthcare, biotechnology, mining, energy, information technology, automotive, transportation logistics, architectural, professional services, academia and manufacturing industries, among others.

He most recently served as Chair of AILA's DOS Liaison Committee. He is a past Director on the AILA Board of Governors and Chair of the Taskforce on Affiliate Programs (2009); Vice Chair of the DOS Liaison Committee (2009-2010); Executive Director Search Committee (2009); Department of State Liaison Committee (2007-2008); USCIS National Benefits Policy Liaison Committee (2005-2007); Chair of the Wisconsin Advocacy Committee (2005-present); Chair of the Nebraska Service Center (NSC) Liaison Committee (2004-2006); Wisconsin Chapter Chair and Chair of the Milwaukee Bar Association (Immigration and Nationality Section) (2001-2003). He is a seasoned speaker and author of a variety of topics relating to business immigration law, and has served on more than fifty professional panels, webinars and round-table discussions for businesses needing expertise in immigration matters. Mr. Grzeca is listed with The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers and Super Lawyers for excellence in immigration law. Mr. Grzeca was also selected as a Leader in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

Mr. Grzeca received his Juris Doctorate from Marquette University and is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the District of Columbia Bar.

C. Polly Ellingson is Of Counsel to Grzeca Law Group, S.C. Before joining Grzeca Law Group, Ms. Ellingson served as a member of the Employment Law Section at Michael Best & Friedrich L.L.P. and as General Counsel of The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Director of Risk Management and Director of Hospitals Legal Affairs at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Ms. Ellingson holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Washington School of Law. Ms. Ellingson is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Carrie Ziegler Thomas, Partner - Business Immigration. Ms. Ziegler Thomas graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2006 and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Business with a major in Public Relations with highest distinction from Ferris State University in 2001. Prior to joining Grzeca Law Group, Ms. Ziegler Thomas gained immigration law experience with the Catholic Charities Legal Services for Immigrants as well as general legal experience with private law firms. Ms. Ziegler Thomas is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and was named an Up and Coming Lawyer in 2012.

Theodore J. Chadwick, Partner - Family Immigration & Deportation Defense. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2009 and a Bachelor's degree, cum laude, in Political Science from the University of Southern California in 2005. He also obtained minor degrees in economics and in business from the University of Southern California. Prior to joining Grzeca Law Group, Mr. Chadwick was managing partner of Chadwick, Hwu, and Huang, LLP, working in immigration and criminal law. He is a member of the California Bar, Wisconsin Bar, and American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is fluent in Spanish.

Sarah Griffiths is a bi-lingual Associate Attorney at Grzeca Law Group, S.C. Ms. Griffiths graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1998 and obtained a Bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, in Sociology from St. Norbert College. Prior to joining Grzeca Law Group, Ms. Griffiths was Director of International Student and Scholar Services at St. Norbert College. Prior to this, she gained immigration law experience with private law firms. Ms. Griffiths is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association.

Elizabeth Evans is an Associate Attorney at Grzeca Law Group, S.C. Ms. Evans graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2011 and obtained a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining Grzeca Law Group, Ms. Evans managed her own law firm. Ms. Evans began her immigration law career with a private firm in Lincoln, Nebraska, initially serving as a law clerk and later as an Associate Attorney. Ms. Evans is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Nebraska.

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