Our Attorneys

N. Peter Antone

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Practice focus on the overall strategy for skills-based immigration, as well as managing the firm’s general immigration practice
  • J.D. Summa Cum Laude Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, 1985, B.S Engineering with highest distinction, 1971, and Masters in Engineering, 1974
  • Frequent commentator on immigration law, including public policy panels, business institute workshops, seminars, T.V. interviews and various events related to immigration law
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at Michigan State University College of Law
  • AV rating by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, listed in Marquis Who’s Who in American Law, and listed in Super Lawyer and dbusiness magazines as Super Lawyer and Top Lawyer

Justin D. Casagrande

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Senior Partner with over 20 years representing clients in all types of immigration matters
  • Practice focus on immigration solutions for all types of international business, including multinational corporations, startups, international investments, and various other arrangements
  • J.D. Pittsburgh Law School, 1997, and B.S. in Political Science, University of Michigan, 1993
  • Provides assistance on non-immigrant visa types, such as B-1 (Business Visitor), E-1 (Treaty Trader), E-2 (Treaty Investor), E-3 (Australian Professional), L-1A/B (Intracompany Management or Executive Transferee), O-1 (Extraordinary Ability), TN (Canadian or Mexican Professional) (USMCA) NAFTA, H-1B (Professional), and H-2B (Temporary Skilled/Unskilled Workers), in addition to various other employment visa types and non-standard employment and presence visas, such as J (Trainee), F (Student), B-2 (Visitor for Pleasure), K-1 (Fiancé), P (Entertainment Groups), R (Religious Worker), S, U, and T (Law Enforcement Assistance) visas
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating – the highest rating bestowed by the organization, signifying the highest ethical and practice standards

Ryan J. Adwers

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Practice focuses on business immigration matters
  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, 2000
  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of Nebraska at Omaha in International Studies with an area of specialization in Central and South America, 1995
  • Member American Immigration Lawyers Association, and Michigan and Federal bars
  • U.S. Army (Reserve). Military Police Officer Southwest Asia.  Operation Desert Shield/Storm

Diane E. Hunt

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Experienced in family, humanitarian, and business immigration law matters
  • J.D. Cum Laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2012
  • B.A. in history with a minor in economics, University of Michigan, 2009
  • Member of the Michigan and Federal Bars and American Immigration Lawyer Association
  • Experience working with victims of human trafficking at the University of Michigan Law School’s Human Trafficking Clinic and with immigrant victims of domestic violence and other crimes as Legal Fellow at the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center.

Camaron M. Voyles

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Practice focus on all areas of business and skills-based immigration
  • J.D. Cum Laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2014
  • B.A. Summa Cum Laude in History and Japanese Studies, Hope College, 2007
  • Member of the Michigan Bar
  • Prior work concerning major corporate matters at leading Japanese firms Nishimura & Asahi and Oh-Ebashi
  • Speaks conversational Japanese.

Eleanor J. Sintjago

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Experience with all areas of business immigration matters including L-1A and L-1B visas, E-1 and E-2 visas, H-1B and H-2B visas, and TNs
  • Experience with family immigration matters including naturalization, I-130 immigrant petitions for family members, Adjustment of Status, and hardship waivers
  • J.D. Magna Cum Laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 2014, Order of the Coif
  • M.A. Latin American Studies, University of Florida, 2010
  • B.A. (Hons) 1st Class, University of Leeds, 2007
  • Member of the Minnesota Bar and Federal Bar, District of Minnesota
  • Speaks Spanish.

Michael S. Yu

Immigration Attorney & Partner
  • Practice focus on business immigration matters
  • J.D. Cum Laude, Wayne State University Law School, 2015
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude, University of Michigan, 2007
  • Member of the Michigan Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Speaks conversational Korean.

Sam (Xinyuan) Li

Immigration Attorney
  • Focus on business immigration matters
  • J.D. George Washington University Law School, 2019, Thurgood Marshall Scholar
  • B.A. Summa Cum Laude in International Studies, American University’s School of International Service, 2016
  • GW Law Silver Pro Bono Recognition
  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar
  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Dorothy H. Basmaji

Immigration Attorney
  • J.D. Cum Laude Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, 1986
  • B.S. with Honors at Michigan State University, MSN at Wayne State University
  • Best Lawyers in America: Immigration since 2006 (Named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2014, 2017 and 2020), Michigan Super Lawyers since 2006, and Leading Lawyers for Immigration Law: Employment since 2014
  • Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (Past Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Treasurer of the Michigan Chapter and Past Chairperson of the U.S. Custom and Border Protection Liaison Committee and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Liaison Committee)
  • Top Lawyers in dbusiness, Crain’s Detroit Business and The New York Times.

Rebecca M. Noeske

Immigration Attorney
  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center, 2021
  • B.A. with Distinction in Economics, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, 2017 
  • Member of the Michigan Bar
  • Georgetown Business Law Scholar
  • Focus on business and family immigration matters

Lisa J. Bennett

Immigration Attorney
  • J.D., The University of Virginia School of Law, 2021
  • M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015
  • B.A. in International Studies and German, Honors Scholar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010
  • Speaks German and basic Swedish
  • Member of the Michigan Bar

Cameron R. Mullins

Immigration Attorney
  • J.D, University of Michigan Law School 2021
  • B.A. in History and Spanish, Rollins College 2016
  • Fulbright Scholar to Colombia, 2016
  • Speaks Fluent Spanish
  • Member of Michigan Bar

Resilda Karafili

Law Clerk
  • J.D. Candidate at the University of Michigan Law School – May 2023
  • B.A. with Distinctions in Political Science, Sociology, and Psychology from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, 2013, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Over nine years of immigration work experience
  • Extensive immigration advocacy experience.  Honored by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for her courage and commitment in her fight to secure equal rights and protections for all
  • Experience conducting academic research, as well as legal research for criminal cases
  • Experience with criminal trial preparation
  • Former DACA beneficiary
  • Fluent in Albanian