Rochelle Dramesi

Rochelle Dramesi - Attorney

Phone: 202.483.0053

Education: American University Washington College of Law, JD cum laude

Languages: Sinhalese

Immigration Law Specialization:
  • Business Immigration
  • Non-Immigrant Visas
  • National Interest Waivers
  • J-1 Physician National Interest Waivers (Conrad 30)
  • J-1 Research Scholars
  • H-1B visas
  • L-1 intracompany transfer visas
  • Immigrant Visas
  • Employment Based Immigrant Visas (EB 1-1, EB 1-2, and EB 1-3)
  • PERM
Rochelle Dramesi Immigration Attorney

Rochelle focuses her practice on employment-based immigration. As a business immigration attorney, she partners with employers to ensure a smooth process as they leverage both non-immigrant and immigrant visas to help them fill critical positions within their organization. Rochelle is particularly experienced in representing health care organizations as they hire and retain researchers and healthcare professionals with Conrad 30 J-1 Physician Waivers, Physician NIW, H-1B, J-1, EB-1, and PERM. She has also strategizes with IT and engineering clients on H-1B skilled worker, L-1 intracompany transfer non-immigrant petitions, and EB-1-3 immigrant (green card) petitions.

While at American University’s Washington College of Law, Rochelle represented immigrants before the Baltimore Immigration Court, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as a student attorney for the Immigrant Justice Clinic. Prior to graduating from law school, Rochelle was a law clerk at Maggio Kattar. She received a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from The Pennsylvania State University. Rochelle’s practice is limited to federal immigration matters and she is admitted to practice in the state of Maryland. Rochelle is conversant in Sinhalese and is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).