Roberta Cooper is part of the Corporate and Business Transactions group at Andersen, Tate & Carr, and specializes in immigration. Her practice involves various aspects of immigration law helping individuals and organizations with different matters, including immigrant and non-immigrant employment and family-based petitions, I-9 audits, J-1 waivers, Deferred Action (DACA), U visas, and citizenship. She represents clients at interviews with USCIS officers in the Atlanta field office and handles consular processing of cases with the Department of State through the National Visa Center and embassies and consulates abroad. Part of her practice also involves assisting with immigration-related due diligence in corporate transactions.
Prior to working in immigration, Roberta practiced corporate and business law, counseling domestic and international clients regarding diverse business transactions. She has experience with asset and stock purchases, mergers, and entity formation.
Roberta was born in Mexico City, and moved to the United States as a child. She had various visas, including F-1s and H-1Bs, prior to obtaining U.S. citizenship. Having traveled the path from visitor to citizen, she has a unique perspective when assisting others going through the immigration maze.
She is also available to meet for consultations in Athens, GA.
- State Bar of Georgia, Immigration Section
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Louisiana State Bar Association
- Tulane University
- Juris Doctor, (cum laude)
- Tufts University
- B.A., (cum laude)
- Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law
- European Legal Studies Certificate
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
- Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Member
- Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member
- Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Member