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James G. Aldrich is a Member at Dykema Gossett PLLC, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he leads the firm’s Immigration Team in the Labor and Employment Department. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Immigration Law (2021 – present) and by The Legal 500 (United States) for Labor and Employment — Immigration (2017 – 2019). He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Aldrich earned his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.
Andrea M. Frailey is an associate at Dykema Gossett PLLC, in Detroit, Michigan, and concentrates her practice in labor and employment litigation. Ms. Frailey is a member of the Federal Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Michigan. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan and her B.A. from Michigan State University.
Bryan Y. Funai is a Principal at Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd., in Schaumburg, where he focuses his practice on immigration and corporate law. Mr. Funai has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, International Who’s Who, and Leading Lawyers Network — 2019 Thought Leader. He earned his J.D. from Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and he B.S. from Northern Illinois University.
Kathleen M. Gaber is a Partner at Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd., in Schaumburg, where she concentrates her practice in business immigration law. Ms. Gaber is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She has been chosen as a Leading Lawyer (2003 – 2019). Ms. Gaber earned her J.D. from Emory University and both her B.B.A. and B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she was an Evans Scholar.
Noah Hurwitz is a Partner at Dykema Gossett PLLC, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and focuses his practice on labor and employment law. Mr. Hurwitz has been recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for Business Litigation, Employment & Labor, and Civil Litigation Defense (2013 – present). He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan — Character and Fitness Committee; Civil Litigation Section. Mr. Hurwitz earned his J.D. cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Sheryl A. Laughren is a shareholder at Berry Moorman PC, in Detroit, Michigan. She concentrates her practice in labor and employment law. Ms. Laughren is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Labor and Employment and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association. She has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer in Employment and Labor, Employment Litigation: Defense (2006 – 2018). Ms. Laughren received her B.B.A. from Eastern Michigan University and her J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law.
Elise S. Levasseur is a Member at Dickinson Wright PLLC, in Troy, Michigan, in the area of business immigration. Levasseur is a member and Past Vice Chair and Education Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association; Past Chair of the Immigration Committee, International Section, Michigan Bar Association; and Past Cochair of the INS Liaison Committee, Michigan Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, and Business Top Lawyers. Levasseur received her B.A. from Wayne State University and her J.D. from Detroit College of Law.
Michael R. Lied is an attorney with Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC, in Peoria, where he focuses his practice on labor and employment law and immigration law, representing employers. Mr. Lied is a Member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association and its sections of Litigation and Labor and Employment Law, and the Illinois State Bar Association and it section on Labor and Employment Law. He is a member of the Leading Lawyers network and has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer (2007 – 2020). Mr. Lied received his B.S. and M.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from the University of Michigan.
Jamie L. Lopez is an attorney with Dykema Gossett LLP, in Los Angeles, California, and focuses her practice on labor and employment. Ms. Lopez has been named a Southern California Rising Star (2014 – 2018) and a Pasadena Magazine Top Attorney (2012 – 2018). She earned her J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, and her B.A. cum laude from the University of California, San Diego.
Marc A. Primack is a Partner at Dressler & Peters LLC, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. Primack received the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008 and 2013 and has been named an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Primack received his A.B. from the University of Chicago, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.
Fazila Vaid is a Principal and Chair at Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd., in Schaumburg, where she concentrates her practice in immigration. Vaid serves as Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Social Security Administration Committee, and she has also been designated as a Leading Lawyer. Vaid earned her J.D. from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Ian D. Wagreich is a Partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, in Chicago, where he focuses on immigration law. Wagreich received the American Immigration Lawyers Association Sam Williamson Award for Mentoring (2022), the AILA Chicago Chapter Joseph Minsky Beacon of Light Award (2014), and multiple AILA President’s Commendations (2011, 2014, 2015). He was named to Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders — Corporate Immigration (2019 – 2022). Wagreich earned his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He also received a diploma in International Practice from the Center for International Legal Studies.
Corey Q. Wheaton is counsel at The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan. Mr. Wheaton is a Member of the Federal Bar Association, the Society of Human Resources Management, Detroit, and the Labor and Employment Relations Association. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Toledo College of Law, where he was Articles Editor for the Toledo Law Review, and his B.S from Eastern Michigan University.
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