Elizabeth Clare Surin

Elizabeth Clare Surin

Surin & Griffin, P.C.
  • Immigration Law
  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
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Summary

As an accomplished Philadelphia immigration lawyer and an immigrant who has personal experience with the U.S. Immigration Service, Elizabeth has worked extensively with businesses and individuals on immigration issues in all settings. Before establishing her current practice as an immigration attorney in Philadelphia, she was a Labor & Employment Litigator and lawyer at the main office of the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP. While there, Elizabeth developed the firm’s business and employment immigration practice, advising corporate clients on current legal issues in business immigration and the practical application of the law in various employment situations. In addition to working extensively on business- and family-based immigration issues, Elizabeth represents clients in immigration court in removal proceedings and in appeal matters including federal appeals.

She has written for academic law journals and is also a frequent speaker at conferences on immigration law. Elizabeth was a member of the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA). She also volunteers regularly at the Pennsylvania Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, counseling indigents in immigration and related employment issues. Elizabeth graduated from Wellesley College summa cum laude and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is conversant in the Malay and Indonesian languages.

Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D.
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Wellesley College
B.A.
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Honors: summa cum laude
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Surin & Griffin, P.C.
- Current
Founding Partner
Morley Surin & Griffin, P.C.
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Employment and Immigration Attorney
Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
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Associate
Hoyle Morris & Kerr
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Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar # 81599
Member
Current
Philadelphia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA)
Executive Committee
Current
Pennsylvania Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
Volunteer
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Languages
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
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Website
Surin & Griffin, P.C.
Blog
Surin & Griffin, P.C. Blog
Contact & Map
Philadelphia Office
718 Arch Street, Suite. 701N
Philadelphia, PA 19106
USA
Telephone: (215) 925-4435