Immigration Lawyers

Laine A. Armstrong

Laine A. ArmstrongQuinnn Emanuel
January 2012 – November 2015
New York, NY
Of counsel, focused on employment discrimination and police misconduct litigation

Office of Laine Armstrong
January 2012 – November 2015
New York, NY

Counsel to business professionals, nonprofit organizations, and individuals with a focus
on immigration, commercial contracts, employment and intellectual property.

Uptown 6 Productions
Senior Vice President of Business Development and Legal
March 2012 – Present

Greater New York City Area

Sklover & Donath, LLC
Senior Counsel
August 2010 – December 2011 New York, NY

Head of Litigation and primary transactional attorney for boutique employment law firm
providing strategic counsel and representation to executives, managers and
professionals relative to their employment, compensation and severance ranging from
contract law to pension protection, from wrongful discharge to securities laws affecting
stock options, from bonus dispute arbitration to federal “whistle-blower” protection

Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP
Senior Associate
2005 – 2010 New York, NY

Litigated complex legal disputes through trial and appeal in state and federal court at boutique
business and real estate law firm. Founded intellectual property practice area focused on
trademark and copyright. Advised businesses on formation of corporations and business
structures, analyzed, negotiated and drafted commercial contracts.

Supreme Court of the State of NewYork, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department
Senior Court Attorney
May 2001 – February 2005

Researched and analyzed civil and criminal cases and special proceedings, including disputes
involving individuals, state, city and municipal agencies, and all forms of commercial entities.
Prepared digests for judges identifying and analyzing applicable law; observed and evaluated
oral argument; wrote decisions for publication.

Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, Inc
Program Officer
June 1996 – November 1998

As primary operations and program support for family foundation with multi-million dollar
endowment, I evaluated grant proposals from nonprofit organizations seeking funding for public
service programs in education, literacy, the arts, and the elderly, including review of 990s,
financial records, community impact, and program performance.

Atlantic Philanthropic Services Company, Inc. New York, NY
Assistant to Corporate Counsel
August 1995 – July 1996

Wrote memoranda and correspondence about issues essential to nonprofit gift-giving;
Researched law on corporate grants, stock acquisitions and swaps.

Private Funding Associates New York, NY
Program Assistant
May 1995 – July 1995

Assisted with candidate research, preparing board books, and assessing criteria for award
selection for Gerald Freund’s company that administered prizes in the arts, including the Whiting
Writers’ Awards, the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund, the Rona Jaffe Awards, and the Lillian
Gish Prize in the arts

One Healing Arts Company
Board President
November 2011 – present

One Healing Arts Company, Inc. is a theater company dedicated to producing work that opens
hearts and minds; to create a nurturing environment for artists; to promote wellness and healing
of mind and body; and to elevate collective consciousness. As an ambassador for the theater
company, I seek to raise the organization’s profile, ignite interest in its mission, and participate
in fundraising.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of NYC.
Case Manager
1997 – 2000

As appointee of the Court, worked with parents, foster parents, lawyers, teachers and service
providers to ensure that foster children were provided the support needed to ensure that they
were able to thrive.


Fordham University School of Law
Juris Doctor, Law
1997 – 2000

Haverford College
BA, Sociology at Bryn Mawr
1991 – 1995