Sweta has been practicing law for more than 10 years and has represented clients across multiple nationalities. An immigrant herself, Sweta came to the US as a dependent on a H-4 Visa, transferred to a student (F-1) visa, interned under the Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program, worked on a H-1B Visa, and is finally self-employed as a Permanent Resident. Sweta has navigated her way through the complex web of US immigration laws and is sensitive to the challenges faced by her clients.
Sweta has been recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates as among the "Top 40 under 40" Immigration Attorneys in CA. Her Firm was selected as among the Best Immigration Law Firm(s) 2014” by SiliconIndia Magazine; and she was the recipient of the 2014 Advocacy Award by the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA").
Sweta completed her Masters in Law from the University of California, Los Angeles and her JD from the Faculty of Law, India. Across her academic life, Sweta has been recognized at multiple international forums for her sharp analytical and oratory skills.
Sweta is licensed by the State Bar of California. Sweta is also a Chartered Accountant- equivalent of a CPA. This makes her uniquely positioned to understand the immigration needs of her business clients in the broader context of their corporate objectives.
Sweta is actively involved with immigration issues and immigrant communities in various capacities: Chair of the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of AILA, (“AILA-SCV”) (2013-2014); Media Liaison for AILA-SCV (2013-2014), Advocacy Liaison for AILA SCV (2013-2014), Chair-Elect AILA-SCV (2012-2013), Liaison for the San Jose Customs and Border Protection unit of US Department of Homeland Security for AILA-SCV (2011-2012); and as a pro-bono/volunteer attorney for several legal-aid clinics. Sweta has addressed multiple conferences and forums in India and the United States on immigration and business issues.