TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Tampa partner Maria del Carmen Ramos has been appointed to the Latina Commission of the Hispanic National Bar Association. The Latina Commission focuses on the advancement of Latina lawyers in the legal profession.
Maria devotes a substantial portion of her practice to counseling clients on immigration and related employment issues. In particular, Maria has extensive experience helping employers obtain H-1B and E visas, as well employment-based green cards, on behalf of foreign workers employed in specialty occupations. She also helps companies that have global operations obtain L-1 visas on behalf of their foreign-based employees so they can transfer to the United States. In addition to helping employers obtain visas for foreign workers, Maria routinely conducts audits for clients to ensure they are complying with their obligation to verify their employees’ eligibility to work in the United States. Earlier this year, Maria was voted a Tampa Top Lawyer in Immigration Law by Tampa magazine.