Ms. Crone leads the Firm’s Immigration Practice. She is admitted to the bar of the State of Nebraska and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Ms. Crone has handled immigration matters for Fraser Stryker since 2004, focusing on business-related immigration issues, including immigrant and nonimmigrant employment-based visa petitions both for-profit and not-for-profit employers in many different fields, including architecture, engineering, information technology, scientific research, and accounting, among others. Ms. Crone has carried out I-9 audits and regularly reviews I-9 identity and employment eligibility documentation for clients, as well as addresses concerns regarding the I-9 and E-Verify processes and compliance procedures, and has presented to human resources professionals on I-9, E-Verify, and immigration matters.
While Ms. Crone’s practice now focuses on business immigration, she has practiced in the area of health care including Medicare and Medicaid issues, such as addressing physician prohibition of self-referral (Stark) and anti-kickback statutes, of licensing, peer review, and HIPAA compliance, as well as in business & corporate law including corporate formation, corporate compliance and governance issues, and drafting various types of agreements for both small and large and profit and non-profit entities.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Ms. Crone was employed by a health care marketing research firm, conducting focus groups with physicians, social service providers, and community members in order to determine perceptions of primary community health concerns as part of a community health assessment process.
Ms. Crone earned a Juris Doctor, with high distinction, from the University of Nebraska in 2003 and was awarded membership in the Order of the Coif. While at the University of Nebraska, she was an Executive Editor of the Nebraska Law Review. During her time at Boston College, Ms. Crone was awarded membership in the Order of the Cross and Crown in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and distinguished service. Ms. Crone was also a four-year member of BC’s Division I Women’s Swim Team and was selected to the Big East All-Academic Team for swimming her senior year.
Honors & Awards
- Order of the Cross and Crown
- Big East All-Academic Team for Swimming, 1994
- Order of the Coif – Member
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in several law school classes including Legal Research and Writing & Contracts
- Selected to the 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list (Immigration and Employment & Labor)
Professional Affiliations and Memberships
- American Bar Association
- Nebraska State Bar Association
- Omaha Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Omaha Parks Foundation – Former Board Member
LAW SCHOOL: University of Nebraska, J.D., with high distinction, 2003
COLLEGE: Boston College, B.A. English, magna cum laude, 1994