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Whitney Larson

Associate Raleigh

*Currently licensed in Ohio only.

Ms. Larson is an immigration associate in the Raleigh office. Her practice includes all aspects of U.S. corporate immigration law, including non-immigrant visas, labor certification, and permanent residency. Ms. Larson represents and advises corporations, organizations, colleges, and universities in the filing of nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions with the Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Departments of Labor and State. She also provides counsel on the transfer of key personnel for assignments abroad.

Ms. Larson handles all types of lawful permanent residence applications, including those based on labor certification (PERM), and on behalf of multinational managers and executives, outstanding professors, researchers and aliens of extraordinary ability. Ms. Larson is also experienced in assisting in trial preparation, writing position statements, responses and memoranda, as well as conducting discovery and legal research.

Ms. Larson received her Bachelor of Arts in English and philosophy from The Ohio State University, graduating magna cum laude, with honors. Larson studied international comparative law at the University of Oxford in England and then earned her juris doctorate from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where she served as a managing editor of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution.


Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Ms. Larson practiced employment-based immigration law for a large regional firm in the Midwest. Ms. Larson has also interned with the Ohio House of Representatives and with the in-house legal department of an international retailer.

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Professional Activities:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

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