• Charlene Quincey
    Client Relations Lead, Senior Attorney (US)
  • Tel:
    416-861-1304
  • Fax:
    416-363-8760
  • E-Mail:
    cquincey@ggilaw.com

Profile

 

Charlene is a Senior Manager with over a decade of experience, including six years leading high volume immigration programs.  In her current role as Client Relations Lead, Charlene is responsible for providing strategic direction to clients on US immigration matters in addition to helping clients manage their compliance and risk through effective program governance and process enhancements. Prior to joining Garson LLP, for the past two years, Charlene served as US Immigration Practice Leader at KPMG Law LLP.  

 

In addition to assisting businesses in managing their immigration programs, Charlene also represents clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border Protection, Department of Labor and the Department of State. Her clients include senior executives, individuals, families, private companies, public institutions and large multinational organizations.

 

Admissions and Affiliations

 

  • Called to the Bar in Washington State
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Foreign Legal Consultant, Ontario
  • Immediate past Treasurer (3 terms), American Immigration Lawyers Association, Canada Chapter
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, Immigration Section
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

 

Education

 

  • J.D., City University of New York, New York, New York
  • B.A., Philosophy, York University, Toronto, Ontario
  • Certificate in Law & Social Thought, York University, Toronto, Ontario
  • Certificate in Mediation & Negotiation, Harvard Program on Negotiation, Boston, Massachusetts
  • American Musical & Dramatic Academy, New York, New York.

 

 

Publications and Speaking engagements

 

  • Speaker: Trump, Trudeau and your Global Workforce, CERC Annual Conference, 2017
  • Speaker: The Six Minute Business Lawyer: The Law Society Upper Canada, 2017
  • Speaker: Building Bridges or Building Walls? Crossing the Canada and U.S. Border in the Era of Trudeau and Trump: The Canadian Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker: Tax Reform Thursdays: the New Administration – What HR/Mobility Professionals Need to Consider: KPMG LLP, 2017
  • Speaker: Making Sense of Canadian & US Immigration Policy: KPMG Law LLP, 2017
  • Speaker: Understanding Current Issues in Immigration and the Client Relationship for GMS Professionals: KPMG LLP, Tax Management Seminar, 2016
  • Speaker: US Immigration Considerations in Sending Employees to the US, Canadian Tax Foundation, Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, 2015
  • Speaker: Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Impact on Your Bottom Line, The Knowledge Congress, 2014