Jessica N. Yu

Company Name: 
Lane Powell
Industry: 
Legal
New Title or Honor: 
Shareholder

Jessica N. Yu has been elected a shareholder at Lane Powell. Yu is an immigration and corporate attorney who assists foreign nationals in obtaining EB-5, L-1, E-2 and other types of employment and investor visas. She also advises domestic companies in hiring foreign employees. On the business front, Yu counsels domestic and international companies throughout the entire lifespan of a business — from entity formation, through operation and management, and ultimate disposition of the business. She serves as Legal Advisor to the Consulate General for the Republic of Korea in Seattle and as an Advisory Board Member for the Korean American Bar Association of Washington. Additionally, Yu is a Commissioner for the Office of Immigrant and Refugees Affairs Commission and active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She has been named a “Washington Rising Star” for immigration law by Thomson Reuters since 2015. Yu received her J.D., cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law, her LL.M. in Taxation from University of Washington School Law, and her B.A., with honors, in Economics and Psychology from University of Michigan.