Kelli L. Hayes


Kelli focuses her practice on high-volume employment-based immigration for corporate clients, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. She assists corporate clients and their employees with nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including H-1B, TN, L-1, and O-1 visas, J-1 physician waivers, PERM labor certifications, I-140 Schedule A petitions, and other essential filings. Kelli also monitors, analyzes and educates clients on immigration issues and rules.


  • University of Dayton School of Law  (J.D., 2014)
    • University of Dayton Law Review, staff writer (2013 - 2014)
    • Dean’s Fellow (2013 - 2014)
  • Wittenberg University  (B.A., 2010)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • University of Dayton School of Law, Alumni Board of Trustees