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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm welcomes Tiffany Hemmings-Prather as new Chief Operating Officer

Garfinkel Immigration is pleased to announced Tiffany Hemmings-Prather as the Firm’s new Chief Operating Officer.

Hemmings-Prather brings almost 20 years of professional experience to the Firm in various roles and industries. In her new position, she will oversee all of Garfinkel’s internal operations, including invoicing, collections, human resources, vendor management, marketing and communications, administrative processes and more.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tiffany Hemmings-Prather to Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm,” Managing Partner Hannah F. Little said. “Her expertise and experience will only benefit our staff and increase our already exceptional level of service to our clients. She has outstanding credentials and will fit seamlessly into our culture as she manages the Firm’s day-to-day operations.”

Hemmings-Prather joined the Firm from Summit Leadership Partners, where she served as the Director of Operations, managing business operations, systems and process improvements for almost five years. Previously, she worked in commercial banking, advising clients on their business planning, cash management and succession planning at several financial institutions.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm as the Chief Operating Officer,” Hemmings-Prather said. “I was drawn to the Firm’s collaborative culture, professional excellence, dedication to serving its clients and commitment to the local community. I look forward to working with the Firm’s exceptional Partners, leadership and staff members on a daily basis.”

Hemmings-Prather will replace departing Chief Operating Officer Ronald P. Townsend, who is retiring at the end of 2023.

With 11 attorneys and more than 35 experienced paralegals and administrative personnel, Garfinkel Immigration is one of the largest law firms in the Southeast United States dedicated exclusively to the practice of immigration law.

In its 27th year, Garfinkel Immigration represents Fortune 100 companies and businesses of all sizes in the U.S and across the world. The firm also assists individuals with investor and family-based immigration matters.

Four of the Firm’s lawyers are North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialists, the highest level of specialization attainable in the state. The Firm was recently honored by the prestigious Chambers USA and our attorneys have also been recognized by “Super Lawyers,” “Who’s Who Legal,” Business North Carolina (BNC) Legal Elite and more.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm builds strong relationships with its clients based on trust and performance, leveraging creative approaches and industry-leading expertise to provide insight and legal advice. The Firm is known for its responsiveness, close contact, partnership with HR managers and leadership and, of course, effectiveness in executing the legal work.

Garfinkel Immigration’s top priority is providing high quality legal service to the businesses and individuals it serves.


As always, please do not hesitate to contact Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm at 704-442-8000 or via email with any questions.

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