Michele Franchett is a partner at SGG Immigration, LLP. She is admitted to the California Bar, and is a Certified Specialist in the practice of Immigration and Nationality Law. She has over twenty years of experience in the field, and holds the highest, preeminent “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell. Her current practice is focused on investor and entrepreneurial immigration, with particular emphasis on EB-5 capital group representation. Ms. Franchett serves on the Public Policy Committee of IIUSA (Invest in the USA) – the national industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the AILA national EB-5 Committee, and is a former chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) Southern California Chapter.
University of Wisconsin at Madison, Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies; University of West Los Angeles, JD
Member, Public Policy Committee, Invest in the USA (IIUSA), 2015 – present; Member AILA EB-5 Committee, 2014 – 2016, 2018 – present; Vice Chair AILA EB-5 Committee, 2020-2021; Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Southern California Chapter, 1996 – 1997; Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association