Ellen L Poreda is a partner in the immigration practice group at Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty LLP. She is responsible for overseeing the implementation of employment-based immigration programmes of institutional clients, with particular emphasis on transfers between the United States and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining the firm, Ms Poreda practised at Gibney’s associated firm of Magrath LLP in London; was a legal consultant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and served as a manager for a Siemens AG joint venture in Beijing, China. Ms Poreda is a graduate of Loyola University School of Law and Northwestern University.