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Eileen Chun-Fruto is a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. She has practiced immigration law since 1998, representing individuals and corporations in the entertainment, social media, finance, high tech, health and science, and liberal arts. Prior to establishing Chun Fruto Law, Eileen co-founded Fong & Chun, LLP in Hollywood, California and practiced with several nationally recognized immigration law firms. Eileen is also currently Of Counsel to Komura & Ho, LLP, an immigration law firm with a practice focused on procuring work visas and green cards for individuals in the entertainment industries such as motion pictures, television, theater, sports, and modeling.
Eileen's practice is devoted primarily to employment-based immigration law and she remains active in local bar leadership. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Immigration Section for the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) since 2008. She is frequently sought as a speaker for local CLE courses, addressing both basic and advanced topics of employment-based visas. Listed as a Rising Star Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine and as a Top Attorney in Immigration Law by Pasadena Magazine, Eileen has extensive experience in all types of business-based immigration, with a focus on the entertainment industry. She is a published author in the area of immigration issues facing entrepreneurs and start-ups in the United States. Eileen graduated cum laude from UCI and earned her law degree at UC Davis.
Select Speaking Engagements:
Panelist, Seminar on O-1 Artists and Entertainer Visas, August 2016, Orange County Bar Association, Immigration Section
Speaker, Business-based Nonimmigrant Visas, April and October 2015 AILA Southern California Chapter Meeting
Speaker, Recent Trends for H-1B Adjudication, 2014 AILA California Chapters Conference
Speaker, Visa Options for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners 2013 AILA Southern California Chapter Conference
Moderator, Reverse Engineering the Perfect H-1B Case: From RFE back to Nuts and Bolts 2013 Los Angeles County Bar Association Seminar
Panelist, EB-1 Workshop: Extraordinary, Outstanding, or Exceptional? 2012 AILA California Chapters Conference, 2012
Speaker, Immigration Basics for Realtors Seeking Foreign Investor Clients, West San Gabriel Valley Association of Realtors, 2012
Panelist, Current Issues in Employment-Based Immigration: How to Increase the Likelihood of Success for your Clients, 2012 Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Seminar
Panelist, “RFE’s. What? Are You Kidding?,” 2011 Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Seminar