Deanna Chea

Associate

D (212) 688-5151F (212) 688-8315dchea@gibney.com Connect
Deanna Chea

Deanna advises corporate clients and executives on non-immigrant and immigrant visas, PERM labor certifications, employment and family-based adjustment of status petitions and naturalization. She has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including technology, education, food manufacturing and legal services.

Prior to joining Gibney, Deanna practiced immigration law at a boutique firm in San Francisco, California. In law school, she participated in the UC Hastings’ Startup Legal Garage, where she advised early stage startup companies on corporate legal matters. Deanna externed for Judge Clifton B. Newman at the South Carolina Circuit Court, and served as a law clerk for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D.
  • University of San Francisco, B.S., Finance

bar admissions

  • California

court admissions

  • California Supreme Court

Awards & Recognition

  • Senior Articles Editor, Hastings Business Law Journal
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Gender and the Law

 

 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

  • East Bay Naturalization Collaborative, 2015-2017

Articles, Publications & Lectures

  • Microlending: State Regulatory Reforms to Promote Economic and Employment Growth in California, 10 Hastings Bus. L.J. 451 (2014)

 

 

Practices

education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D.
  • University of San Francisco, B.S., Finance

bar admissions

  • California

court admissions

  • California Supreme Court