Immigration and Nationality Law Firm

Elizabeth Thompson

(612) 349-3040

Elizabeth Thompson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, and has been practicing immigration law for more than 28 years.  As the President of Myers Thompson, Elizabeth promotes diversity among its clients, who reflect a variety of industries including scientific research and medical device manufacturing; technology; advertising; construction management; automotive component manufacturing; and fashion and textile design.  She was the first Chairperson of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”)’s U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement Committee, where she drafted regulatory language to implement immigration-related provisions of the trade agreement, and remains a national expert in the area of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  Elizabeth is also considered an expert in the area of intra-company transferees, and immigration aspects of mergers and acquisitions.  She is a former member of the AILA’s Board of Governors and former Senior Editor of AILA’s Annual Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook, an annual publication featuring the best writings in the field of immigration law.  She is listed among the “Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law” by The American Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics Super Lawyers for corporate immigration, Corporate Immigration Law Who’s Who, and Corporate International Magazine.