Jigisha B. Patel

Jigisha B. Patel

Jigisha B. Patel is Assistant General Counsel at Northeastern University.  She joined the Office of the General Counsel in 2007, and her main areas of responsibility include the management of Northeastern's employment-based U.S. Immigration cases and to serve as the point-of-contact for University sponsored immigration matters.  Prior to joining Northeastern’s legal team, Jigisha served as an Associate Attorney for immigration law firms in Boston, Massachusetts and Phoenix, Arizona.  She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.  Jigisha earned her law degree from New England Law and her undergraduate degree in political science from Arizona State University.  During law school, she served as a Judicial Intern at the Boston Immigration Court, Executive Office for Immigration Review.  She has also performed pro bono work in the immigration clinics of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston and the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project.  Jigisha is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Council on International Personnel, and serves on the Board of the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston.   

Contact

Office of the General Counsel
360 Huntington Avenue – 378 CP
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: 617.373.2157
Fax: 617.373.8090
Email: ji.patel@neu.edu