The Minami Tamaki LLP law firm has named Suhi Koizumi as Partner, effective October 1, 2019. Previously a Senior Associate with Minami Tamaki LLP in our Immigration Practice Group, Suhi has been with the firm since 2013.
“We are so excited to have Suhi join the partnership,” said Minette Kwok, the firm partner who leads the Immigration and Nationality Law practice. “Her extensive experience, expertise, and leadership in the community reflect the values and capabilities that others expect from us. The future of Minami Tamaki LLP is even brighter with Suhi joining our firm’s leadership.”
Suhi has extensive experience in advising startups, emerging companies, mid-sized and Fortune 500 corporations as well as educational institutes and nonprofit organizations on all aspects of immigration matters including nonimmigrant visa, investor visa, immigrant petition, PERM labor certification application, adjustment of status, I-9, corporate immigration program management, and compliance. She assists corporate clients navigate unique immigration challenges in the U.S. and worldwide. She is highly regarded for her expertise in developing thoughtful and scalable immigration programs for fast-growing companies.
Suhi has been recognized by Super Lawyers in 2019 and in the Rising Star category from 2010 through 2017. She was also named one of the Best Lawyers Under 40 for 2017 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA). She has served as General Counsel for the Asian Business League of San Francisco and as a board member of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce.
Suhi served as President (2015-2016) of the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California. For three decades, KABANC has served the Korean American community and encouraged the professional growth of Korean American lawyers and law students in Northern California.
Suhi received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors, Government and East Asian Studies, from Wesleyan University.
The Immigration and Nationality Law practice group of Minami Tamaki LLP offers expertise in a broad array of immigration services, routinely assisting employers and employees in obtaining temporary and permanent employment-based visas. The practice group also helps individual clients to secure family-based immigration status through marriage or other qualifying family relationships.