Cindy Shearn
Officers & Directors

Cindy Shearn

Secretary, BABC Chicago

Ms. Shearn joined Fragomen in 1997, and since that time, she has practiced exclusively in the area of corporate U.S. immigration law. Prior to joining the firm, she focused on international and human rights law as evidenced by her positions at the Interparliamentary Union and the United Nations’ International Labor Organization, both located in Geneva, Switzerland. Ms. Shearn currently represents multinational corporate clients in such industries as management and technology consulting, manufacturing, civil engineering, and specialty chemicals. Her practice in U.S. corporate immigration law includes nonimmigrant visas, permanent residence, and I-9 and Labor Condition Application (LCA) compliance.  

Ms. Shearn graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a BA degree in International Relations in 1991.  She obtained her JD (cum laude) from The American University, Washington College of Law in 1996. She was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1996 and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Ms. Shearn has lectured on immigration related topics during conferences presented by the American Council on International Personnel. Her articles have appeared in client publications and AILA publications.