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Kripa Upadhyay

Kripa Upadhyay

Kripa is the Managing Partner of Orbit Law, PLLC. She represents corporations and individuals from around the world in business and employment immigration, family immigration, consular matters, naturalization and asylum.

Areas of particular emphasis include the transfer of executives and managers, hiring professionals, including those working in specialty occupations and healthcare, and global planning for personnel needs.

Kripa speaks frequently on business immigration matters at local and regional Continuing Legal Education seminars. Kripa also assists clients in developing employment policies and advises employers on such matters as wage and hour regulations, disability issues, and employment discrimination.

Named a “Rising Star” for Immigration Law from 2014-2016, she is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) of Washington State where she has served in leadership positions on various committees. Actively engaged in educating newly arriving Immigrants and Refugees as to their rights, she was awarded the WSBA’s Community Service Award in 2011 in recognition of her outstanding and exemplary service in helping Immigrants and Refugees in Washington State.

A first generation Immigrant from Nepal, Kripa speaks English, Nepali, Hindi, Urdu and Spanish.