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Jerome G. Grzeca, Managing Partner of Grzeca Law Group, S.C., has practiced business immigration law for over twenty-two 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's represented clients in the hospitality, healthcare, biotechnology, mining, energy, information technology, automotive, transportation logistics, architectural, professional services, academia and manufacturing industries, among others.

He currently serves 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 is admitted to practice law in both Washington and Wisconsin. She 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 is an Associate Attorney at Grzeca Law Group, S.C. 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.

Teodora Zlatkova is a tri-lingual Associate Attorney for Grzeca Law Group, S.C. She graduated from John Marshall Law School in 2012. Ms. Zlatkova received her Bachelor's Degree in International Studies and Spanish from DePaul University. Prior to joining Grzeca Law Group, she gained immigration / naturalization law experience with a Chicago law firm. Ms. Zlatkova is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Illinois State Bar. She is fluent in Bulgarian and Spanish.

Theodore J. Chadwick is a bi-lingual Associate Attorney at Grzeca Law Group, S.C. 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).

Amber Raffeet is a bi-lingual Associate Attorney for Grzeca Law Groups Family/Deportation Practice Group based in Madison. She earned her Juris Doctor Degree from University of Wisconsin Law School in 2013 and a Bachelors Degree in Legal Studies and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. Ms. Raffeet focused on immigration law her entire law school career, with a special emphasis on domestic violence related immigration issues and has worked at several non-profit organizations. She is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association.

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