Gali Schaham Gordon practices immigration law in San Francisco, where she represents both corporate and individual clients. She is a local and national speaker on immigration issues for a variety of audiences and has served as an expert witness on immigration law matters. She regularly speaks to groups of international students and has spoken at local and regional conferences organized by the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA). Ms. Gordon was selected to the ‘Rising Stars’ list by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and has received Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service awards from the Bar Association of San Francisco. A multi-lingual attorney, Ms. Gordon spent the first several years of her career at the law firms of Morrison and Foerster LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC, where she represented venture-financed start-up companies, venture capital funds, and Fortune 500 companies, as well as refugees and asylees pro bono. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley, and received her law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.