Attorney at Law
Serena is an attorney at Adhikari Law and handles employment-based immigration and work visas, complex immigration administrative motions and appeals, cross-border business transactions, labor and employment law, and intellectual property matters. At the firm, she also oversees the research and knowledge management of the firm. She has represented technology companies, universities, manufacturers, research institutes, scientists, professionals, and foreign nationals, and has represented clients in life sciences, consulting, pharmaceuticals, retails, hospitality, transportation, energy, education, financial services, and non-profits sectors.
Serena is an attorney licensed in both the U.S. and China. She represents business entities as well as individuals on all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality laws. Serena advises multinational corporations to seek business expansion in both the U.S. and China. By partnering with attorneys in other areas, Serena also advises clients on complex cross-border investment matters, such as investment funds, IPO listings, among others.
Prior to joining Adhikari Law, Serena was an attorney at a large international firm practicing global mobility law. Prior to practicing global mobility law, Serena was a law clerk for the Illinois Sixth Judicial Circuit Court. Serena was also an attorney for a large international firm representing multinational corporations on international trademark and copyright infringement matters.
Serena is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar and the Chinese National Bar. She graduated magna cum laude from the 3-year J.D. program in 2.5 years from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her J.D. in China from Peking University.
- District of Columbia Bar
- The Chinese National Bar (国家司法考试)
- Juris Doctor (J.D.), Magna Cum Laude, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
- Juris Doctor (China equivalent), Peking University, Beijing, China.
- Cornell University, Law School, and School of Industrial and Labor Relations (Peking University exchange program).
Tel: (+1) 202-600-7742 (office)
888-820-4430 (toll free)
E-mail: serena at adhikarilaw dot com
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