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Hancock Estabrook, LLP Welcomes Immigration Attorney

Syracuse, New York Hancock Estabrook, LLP is pleased to announce that Andrea Godfread-Brown has joined the Firm, concentrating her practice in immigration law and employment-based matters.

Ms. Godfread-Brown is a member of the Firm's Immigration, Labor & Employment and Health Care practice groups. She received a J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College. Ms. Godfread-Brown did Master's work in Russian Language and Literature at the University of Minnesota and has a B.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She is fluent in Russian and worked in the Ukraine for the American Bar Association's Central and East European Law Initiative program.

Prior to joining Hancock Estabrook, Ms. Godfread-Brown was at the International Center at Syracuse University handling work visa and green card applications for University employees, and in private practice representing clients in connection with varied immigration and employment matters.

Ms. Godfread-Brown is a member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association). She has contributed to the AILA publication, "Immigration Options for Academics and Researchers" and has presented on numerous occasions to employers and employees on immigration-related topics. Ms. Godfread-Brown has conducted workshops for staff and human resources professionals on I-9 compliance and work visa petitions.

Hancock Estabrook, LLP is one of Upstate New York's leading law firms providing quality legal representation to clients across the region. The Firm is located in downtown Syracuse at 1500 AXA Tower I.