Alissa Klein, Attorney

Alissa Klein is a Member of the Murthy Law Firm. She represents companies and individuals before the USCIS and the DOL in connection to nonimmigrant visa applications and petitions. Alissa has particular expertise in business immigration, including representing companies within the IT industry. Alissa has experience in complex cases, including nunc pro tunc applications and successor-in-interest cases.

Prior to joining the Murthy Law Firm in 2009, Alissa worked for a boutique immigration firm in Washington D.C., where she handled a variety of family- and employment-based immigration matters. Her work included both immigrant and nonimmigrant cases, as well as asylum and representing clients in Immigration Court. In addition, Alissa interned as a clerk in the New Orleans Immigration Court during law school.

Representative Experience

  • Represented small to mid size U.S. and international companies in employment-based matters, including providing guidance on compliance with Department of Labor regulations
  • Represented start-up companies in obtaining initial employees for new U.S. offices including facilitating transfers of employees from international offices to the U.S.
  • Represented individuals in family-based immigration cases, including fiancé/e and immediate relative petitions
  • Represented companies and individuals in nunc pro tunc cases, resulting in individuals becoming lawful nonimmigrants after periods of being out of status or unlawfully present

Education & Admissions

  • Juris Doctorate, Tulane University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Admitted to: Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar


  • Case Note: Battle over the Gateway: the U.S. Supreme Court Decides Arbitrability in Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle. Journal of American Arbitration, Vol.2, Iss.2, 2004.

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