Lucy G. Cheung, Of Counsel Attorney

Lucy is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and NAFSA-Association of International Educators, among other organizations. She has recently been selected to the 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015 Metro New York Rising Stars list in the practice area of immigration. Ms. Cheung was a member of the chair stream for NAFSA’s Region X (New York/New Jersey) from 2015 to 2017. She previously held the position of Regulatory Ombud for Scholar Issues from 2011 to 2014. She is the recipient of the 2012 NAFSA Region X Rising Professional Award for her notable commitment to the field through professional and volunteer activities. She is currently a member of the Distance Learning Committee Business Team and the Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee for AILA national.

Ms. Cheung is a frequent speaker, presenter, and moderator on immigration law topics at professional conferences, and at college and university campuses throughout the NY metropolitan area. She has presented at Columbia University, New York University, The New School, Pratt Institute, New York Film Academy, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, The Juilliard School, School of Visual Arts, Columbia University Teachers College, and many more.

Ms. Cheung earned her law degree from New England Law | Boston in 2008. In 2007, she received the Student Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts Scholarship, as well as a Summer Grant from the Public Interest Law Association of New England Law | Boston. 

​Ms. Cheung holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems in Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies from the University of Arizona.