Ms. Placide is a graduate of Cornell University and Seattle University School of Law. She has extensive experience handling all employment-based immigration matters, which includes B, E, H. J, L, O, P, TN and R non-immigration status and visas, employment-based immigration status with an expertise in EB-1 and EB-2 National Interest Waiver status, labor certification and post-residency petitions. Ms. Placide has litigated in state and federal courts and agencies on a wide range of employment issues. She also counsels corporate clients regarding employment immigration matters, measures to avoid litigation, EEO investigation and preparation of responses to EEO charges, new business venture employment practices, development and implementation of company policies and handbooks. In addition to English, Ms. Placide is fluent in both French and Spanish.