Denise Gavica Perez CLE Attorney

Denise Gavica Perez

Partner

Akerman LLP

Denise Gavica Perez focuses her practice on corporate immigration matters. With a strong focus on the healthcare sector, Denise routinely counsels hospitals seeking to obtain non-immigrant and immigrant visas for employees including physicians, nurses, residents, pharmacists, fellows, medical technologists, and other healthcare professionals. She also represents staffing agencies tasked with recruiting healthcare professionals. Denise also provides legal counsel to entrepreneurs and high net-worth individuals regarding investment-based immigration including, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.

In addition, she counsels multinational corporations and executives in various industries including financial services, technology, sports and entertainment, higher-education, and construction and engineering. She handles a wide range of non-immigrant visas and petitions and also advises clients on the full range of immigrant visas, labor certifications, and U.S. citizenship matters. She has represented companies in connection with Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) audits, and Department of Labor/Wage and Hour Division immigration-related investigations. She also attends local interviews.

Denise has experience managing the immigration compliance programs for companies and institutions engaged in a wide range of activities and industries. She has represented companies in connection with Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) audits and Department of Labor/Wage and Hour Division immigration-related investigations.