Tao Li, Associate
Tao Li
Tel: 212-688-5151
Fax: (212) 688-8315
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Professional Profile

Tao Li is an Associate in Gibney’s Immigration Practice Group where she practices in the area of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law, concentrating in employment-based immigration.

Ms. Li has experience advising global companies and foreign nationals on nonimmigrant and immigrant visas, PERM labor certification process, employment and family-based adjustment of status petitions, naturalization, and humanitarian forms of immigration relief such as Asylum, VAWA, DACA, T Visa, and SIJS.  Ms. Li has worked with clients from a broad range of industries, including technology, finance,  arts, athletics, and fashion.

Prior to joining Gibney, Ms. Li practiced business and family immigration law at a boutique law firm in New York. Her experience also includes non-profit work on behalf of survivors of human trafficking, domestic abuse and violence.

Memberships and Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Asian American Bar Association of New York

Awards and Recognition

Equal Justice America Fellow
Asian American Bar Association Harold B. Leon Scholar
Geneva Fellow (for work at the United Nations in Geneva)


J.D., University of Michigan Law School
B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan Law School

Bar Admissions

New York


Mandarin, Chinese