LINDA ROSE has practiced immigration law for more than 25 years. Her firm, Rose Immigration Law Firm, PLC, in Nashville, Tennessee, emphasizes business and employment immigration with concentration in the music and entertainment industries, higher education research and teaching, multinational transfers, and religious institutions.
Ms. Rose served 12 years as a nationally-elected director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the bar association of nearly 12,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. Ms. Rose has chaired and/or served on the AILA Department of Labor (DOL) Liaison Committee, which negotiations policy and procedure with DOL. She also serves on the ACES Committee, which focuses on immigration issues in athletics, culture, entertainment, and sciences. She received the Excellence in Service Award from AILA in 2012.
She is a well-known lecturer on immigration law and has written numerous articles on business-related topics, such as visas for musicians, national interest waivers, H-1B visas, and labor certification. She is co-author of AILA's leading article on prevailing wages, entitled Prevailing Wages Under PERM: How to "Do the Right Thing", in the AILA PERM Manual. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University Law School where she teaches Immigration Law and Policy. She is listed on the Fulbright Specialist Roster as an immigration law instructor and on the Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Ms. Rose received her J.D. from the University of Hawaii and holds a master's degree in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Hawaii and a master's degree in Anthropology (MLS) from Boston University. She is licensed in the states of Tennessee and Hawaii.
When not practicing law, Ms. Rose is an avid jazz musician and leads the Rose on Vibes Quintet. (www.roseonvibes.com)