Punam is a partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete – one of the country’s top 10 labor and employment law firms. She is a member of the Business Immigration practice group, co-chair of the DEI practice group, and also serves on the firm’s executive committee. Punam counsels U.S. employers of all sizes, from start-ups to established multinationals, on immigration matters for a wide range of industries and activities, including information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, electronic component technology, insurance, financial and management consulting, hospitality, general manufacturing, and education. Punam is acutely aware of how important key employees are to an enterprise. That is why she works directly with her clients to design and implement immigration strategies that help them navigate through an ever-changing, complex legal framework of immigration and nationality law. Punam identifies and implements successful programs for US employers to hire and retain international personnel, including senior leadership all the way to critical professional positions. On the DEI front, Punam partners with employers—both large and small—to review, audit, develop and implement data-driven DEI programs that will enable each business to achieve maximum performance.
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Employment Litigation Prevention & Defense
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1997
National Law Journal 2020 “Trailblazer” in immigration law
Immigration, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Labor & Employment, Litigation