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Elizabeth B. Baker

Senior Attorney




Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2013

University of San Diego, Paralegal Certificate, 2002

Indiana University-Bloomington, B.A., 1998

Bar Admissions

Beth Baker is an employment-based immigration attorney with hands-on experience managing the nonimmigrant, immigrant, PERM labor certification and permanent residence process for large, multinational clients.

Her experience includes advising and counseling Fortune 500 clients, start-ups, and small business owners in the banking, utilities, IT, automotive, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and architecture industries.

Representative engagements include the following:

  • Co-counsel client regarding Department of Justice investigation into possible claim of unfair documentary practices based on citizenship status or national origin in employment verification eligibility process and possible claim of citizenship discrimination during hiring process
  • Co-counsel in I-9 investigation regarding notice of intent to fine
  • H-1B and LCA employer compliance considerations
  • I-9 compliance considerations
  • Transfer of international executives and specialized knowledge personnel
  • Retention of key international personnel during corporate restructuring
  • Experienced with all non-immigrant and immigrant processes including L-1A, L-1B, O-1, TN, R-1, J-1, E-1/E-2, B-1/B-2, I-140, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, AOS, Consular Processing, and N-400.

She is also experienced with internal personnel management responsibilities, corporate client onboarding and fee negotiations, as well as family-based immigration services such as I-130 filings.


Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Immigration Law, 2023-present

DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers, Immigration, 2021-present

State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-present

Professional Activities

Board of Directors, Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers, 2021-Present

American Immigration Lawyers Association
AILA National, Department of Labor (DOL) Liaison Committee, 2023-2024
AILA National, New Members Division Steering Committee, 2022-Present
AILA Annual Conference Planning Committee, 2020-2021
Michigan Chapter, New Members and Social Division Chair, 2020-Present
Michigan Chapter, Member, 2019-Present

Oakland County Bar Association, Member, 2022-Present

State Bar of Michigan, Immigration Law Section, Member

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Friends of Foster Kids, Volunteer

Gleaners Community Food Bank, Volunteer


"Immigration Strategies and Updates," Miller Canfield 2024 HR Spring Training

"Recent Updates to the PERM Labor Certification System," Panelist, Ohio American Immigration Lawyers Association Chapter Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 13, 2023 

"Understanding the Basics: The Labor Certification (PERM) Process" (Fundamentals Track), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference on Immigration Law (AC23), Orlando, Florida, June 24, 2023

"Immigration: Recruitment and Hiring an International Workforce - Are You Compliant?", Miller Canfield 2023 HR Spring Training

"Nonimmigrant Visa Overview, Part I" (Fundamentals Track), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference on Immigration Law (AC21 VIRTUAL), June 9, 2021

"COVID-19 Town Hall: Immigration Planning For 2020 And Beyond With Miller Canfield," Detroit Regional Chamber webinar, Nov. 19, 2020

"Immigration Strategies and Updates," Michigan Chamber of Commerce webinar, Oct. 15, 2020