Our Attorneys

Anne Rowley, Counsel

Anne Rowley is an immigration attorney who counsels clients on a variety of employment-based visa categories. Anne has over a decade of experience representing foreign nationals and employers in a range of immigrant and nonimmigrant matters, and has supported clients in various industries, including financial services, retail, entertainment, heavy machinery, clean energy, communications technology and computer software, semiconductors, and athletics, among others.

Prior to her current role, Anne practiced at the world’s largest business immigration provider in the firm’s Boston and San Diego offices, at a boutique immigration firm focusing on employment-based work, and for the immigration department of a Fortune 500 company.

Anne enjoys providing pro bono legal services through various citizenship and naturalization clinics. She also works on pro bono cases provided through the Transgender Law Center, as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Military Assistance Program, where she assists active duty and recently retired members of the U.S. military with immigration-related legal questions and cases. Her pro bono experience has included representing clients with disability waivers for naturalization applications, facilitating preparation and submission of Temporary Protected Status applications for foreign nationals requesting immigration relief, and supporting naturalization applications. Anne has also assisted several pro bono clients with provisional unlawful presence waivers, asylum, and Special Immigrant Juvenile matters.

In addition to providing pro bono legal services, Anne loves the opportunity to provide mentorship and to speak with learners at all education levels about immigration and its impact in our communities and country. She is also actively engaged in learning more about and practicing environmental sustainability.

Anne was included in the 4th edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for 2023-2024, which gives recognition to lawyers in earlier career stages for their outstanding professional excellence.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Marquette University
  • Juris Doctor, Marquette University


  • State Bar of California (barred April 2017, active member);
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts (barred November 2021, active member);
  • Wisconsin State Bar (barred May 2013, currently inactive member);
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America (2023-2024)

Professional Activities/Pro Bono

  • Pro Bono Attorney, American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Military Assistance Program (MAP)
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Oasis Legal Services
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Transgender Law Center
  • Pro Bono Attorney, VECINA
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Project Citizenship
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Venezuelan Association of Massachusetts

Selected Presentations & Media Mentions

  • Panelist | “Immigration Policies and Considerations for Corporate HR Business Partners” | SDHR Forum Law Day (January 2024)
  • Panelist | Kappa Alpha Pi’s Immigration Law Panel | University of California, San Diego January KAPi Event (January 2024)
  • Keynote Speaker | “Immigration Law: Its Practice, Information Resources, & Emerging Issues” | Western Pacific Chapter of American Association of Law Libraries, Annual Meeting (September 2023)
  • Speaker | Immigration Conversation | UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (August 2023)
  • Speaker | “So, You Didn’t Win The Lottery and Other Post-Graduate Realities & Options” | Jacobs Talent Initiative & Tech San Diego (April 2023)
  • Media Mention | “Tech Layoffs Likely Pose No Deterrent to Record H-1B Visa Demand” | Bloomberg Law (March 2023)
  • Speaker | “Business Immigration Update – New Direction Under a New Administration” | Northeast Human Resources Association, Legal Summit (May 2021)
  • Speaker | “Business Immigration Landscape Under a Biden Administration” | Northeast Human Resources Association, Talent Summit (February 2021)
  • Speaker | “Trump Administration Business Immigration Actions” | Northeast Human Resources Association, Annual Conference (October 2020)

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