Diane Butler focuses her practice on business immigration and manages the Firm’s immigration and Canada practices. Diane graduated with honors from the University of Wyoming. After spending time in Shanghai, China, working for the Canadian law firm of Bull, Housser & Tupper, she received her law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Diane is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies a lawyer with very high to preeminent legal ability, recommended by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Immigration, and was named as a “Top Business Immigration Lawyer” in Seattle Business magazine, as well as a “Top Lawyer” by her peers in Seattle Magazine. She is a member of the national American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) liaison committee for Customs and Border Protection issues. Her remarks have been quoted in The New York Times, and other publications, and she has been interviewed on KING-5 TV news.
Dustin O’Quinn counsels employers in the technology, energy, design and financial sectors on a wide array of U.S. immigration issues, including I-9 compliance and government audits. He develops immigration programs for startup companies in the technology industry, counseling clients on corporate structure, funding and investor relations. Dustin also advises large corporations on the immigration implications of mergers and acquisitions.
Dustin has significant experience representing multinational corporations in H-1B, H-2B and L-1 visa matters, as well as uncommon classifications, including investor and extraordinary-ability visas, and maritime immigration matters.
Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and its sources have stated that Dustin “stands out for his honest and humble demeanor, as well as his inclusive approach,” and for “his willingness to answer all questions.”
Jessica Yu focuses her practice on immigration and corporate law. Jessica helps foreign nationals obtain investor visas, including EB-5 visas, and helps domestic companies hire foreign employees. She also advises domestic and international companies throughout the entire lifespan of a business — from entity formation, through operation and management, and ultimate disposition of the business. Additionally, Jessica has been appointed to serve as Legal Advisor to the Consulate General for the Republic of Korea.
Qingqing Miao focuses her practice on immigration and business law. Qingqing assists clients in navigating the complex U.S. immigration process and provides legal services to help their businesses grow and succeed. Her clients, ranging in size from individuals to corporations, are often involved in cross-border transactions, particularly transactions involving the U.S. and China. Qingqing writes about issues in international business and immigration law, which have been published in both English and Chinese professional and academic journals. She is also a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on these topics.
Qingqing is strongly committed to serving and giving back to the community. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Washington Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Secretary of the Asian Bar Association of Washington. She has also served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Washington State Bar Association since 2011. A native of Chongqing, China, Qingqing is on the Board of the Seattle Chongqing Sister City Association.