Abby Loomis, Attorney 2019-08-29T23:13:30+00:00

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Abby Loomis

Abby Loomis

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Abby Loomis joined Christoffersen Law in 2017 after practicing immigration law at other prominent Seattle firms for over 20 years.

Her practice includes assisting both corporate and individual clients with all aspects of the immigration process, from temporary work visas to US permanent residency, and ultimately US citizenship. While her practice covers the full span of US immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, she specializes in PERM, National Interest Waiver, and EB1 filings. On a volunteer basis, Abby has worked with unaccompanied minors and asylum applicants.

Abby came to the practice of immigration law after several years of practice in the area of commercial litigation. She finds it very gratifying to be in a position to help people get through the immigration process and achieve their personal and professional goals in the United States. She also greatly enjoys working with clients from around the world and believes strongly in the tremendous benefits immigrants bring to the United States. Abby has lived in Mexico, Germany, and French Polynesia, and has been greatly enriched by these experiences. In this complex and shrinking world, she believes that having people from other countries visit the United States, work here, settle here, and contribute to our cultural and economic life, enriches us in multiple ways and she is glad to be able to contribute to this process.

Recent & Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • Extraordinary, Outstanding, and in the National Interest, AILA Northwest Regional Conference 2019
  • PERM Issues, AILA Northwest Regional Conference 2018
    Introduction to the L-1 Intracompany Transferee, 2017 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law
  • L-1 Issues and Simeio Update, AILA Northwest Regional Conference 2017
  • Advanced PERM Issues, AILA Northwest Regional Conference, 2016

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – Member 1994
  • AILA Washington: Member & Chair, Department of State Liaison Committee (2015-2016)
  • AILA Washington: Vice-Chair, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Liaison Committee (2016-2017)
  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) – Volunteer Attorney
  • Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) – Volunteer Attorney


  • University of California Santa Barbara, BA with Honors, English, 1987
  • University of California Los Angeles, JD, Order of the Coif, 1991

Employment History

Christoffersen Law P.S. Seattle (2017- present)
Attorney, U.S. Business and Family Immigration Law

Cowan Miller & Lederman Seattle (2006-2016)
Attorney, U.S. Business and Family Immigration Law

Ryan Swanson & Cleveland (1995-2006)
Attorney, U.S. Business and Family Immigration Law

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