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Foster LLP Expands DFW Presence With Acquisition of Elise Healy + Associates, PLLC

13 May

Acquisition signifies firm’s commitment to strategic growth in bolstering global immigration law services. 

HOUSTON, May 13, 2021 – Foster LLP, a leading global immigration law firm, today announced it has acquired Elise Healy + Associates, PLLC, a Dallas-based law firm specializing in immigration and nationality law. The acquisition marks the latest in a series of strategic growth initiatives to further strengthen Foster LLP’s immigration law capabilities globally and expand the firm’s presence throughout Texas and particularly in the Dallas/Fort Worth region.

With the largest immigration practices in both Houston and Austin, Foster LLP handles all aspects of immigration law with a primary focus on the representation of both domestic and international companies in qualifying their foreign workers for appropriate U.S and global work visas. Following the acquisition, Foster LLP will have a total of 44 lawyers practicing exclusively immigration law as well as the most board certified attorneys in immigration and nationality law in Texas.

“Foster LLP is committed to strategic growth and we are excited to expand our footprint in Dallas/Fort Worth through our agreement with Elise Healy + Associates,” said Charles Foster, Foster LLP Chairman and Partner. “The acquisition will bolster our deep expertise in immigration law and enhance the quality and range of immigration services we provide to our clients around the world. With 30 years of immigration law experience, Elise understands how to help organizations navigate its complexities. We are pleased to add Elise, her experienced team, and the clients she has built through her practice to our firm.”

Since 1973, Foster LLP has served businesses, families, employers and investors by providing immigration and naturalization services throughout the U.S. and abroad. Foster LLP has offices in Houston, Austin and Dallas, and coordination centers in London and Beijing, serving EMEA and APAC. Foster’s expertise includes securing temporary work visas in the U.S. and globally, filing green card applications, and advising on permanent residence and citizenship requirements, visa processing times, sponsoring employees, family immigration and immigration compliance.

Elise Healy, a seasoned and Board-Certified immigration lawyer, most recently founded Elise Healy + Associates, PLLC. Healy works with the City of Dallas Department of Economic Development and represents employers in the mobile communications, manufacturing, retail, financial services and high-tech R&D sectors. The firm will operate under Foster LLP’s name and its Dallas office will become Foster LLP’s third major office location in Texas.  The firm maintains additional locations in Asia, Central America and throughout Texas.

“We are thrilled to join Foster LLP and work with this incredibly talented group of immigration law attorneys,” said Healy. “They are a great match for our firm as we move forward in this next chapter, further enhancing our abilities to deliver excellent results, and the responsive, personal service our clients expect.”

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