Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Southern District of New York
Judicial Intern with Judge Marian Horn with the US Court of Federal Claims
Kisshia Simmons is an Immigration practitioner with over 15 years of experience.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Simmons was a Founder and Partner with Simmons Grant, PLLC, a law firm in New York city. Ms. Simmons has represented small and medium-sized corporations in filing for temporary visas and permanent residence for foreign-born employees. She is experienced in filing for extraordinary-based visas and green cards for artists, and business and marketing professionals. Ms. Simmons has also argued in Immigration Courts in New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.
Before founding her law firm, Ms. Simmons was an Assistant Chief Counsel with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, where she argued on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security in the New York Immigration Court. Her tenure with the Department of Homeland Security was based on acceptance into the prestigious Attorney General Honor’s program.
Ms. Simmons graduated from Cornell University and then received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
- Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Georgetown University Board of Governors
- Member, Cornell Club of Greater Houston