Ms. Peck currently is handling numerous I-9 Notices of Inspections for clients, and is conducting I-9 compliance audits for organizations across the country. She has travelled across the U.S. this year conducting internal I-9 audits, consulting on compliance issues such as correct I-9 completion techniques and E-verify practices. She has recently counseled two Fortune 100 companies on issues surrounding changing from paper to electronic I-9 systems and changing from noncompliant to compliant electronic I-9 and e-verify vendors.
Ms. Peck is one of 21 Directors elected to serve on the 14,000 member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors. She currently is on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council. Ms. Peck is currently serving on the USCIS Benefits Policy Liaison Committee. She recently served on the AILA Interagency Committee, The Annual Conference Committee, previously chaired the AILA FOIA Liaison Committee, the AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee (2010-2011) and is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group (2009 to present). Ms. Peck previously served on the AILA National Verification Liaison Committee, which liaisons with OCAHO on I-9 and worksite verification issues and I-9 enforcement policies (2010-2011). She served as Chair of the AILA National Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) liaison committee (2008-2010). Ms. Peck also served as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for AILA (2008-2009) and served on the Spring Conference committee (2008-2010). She was chosen as the editor of the AILA Midyear Conference materials in 2010, and past Chair of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committee (2004-2006). She is past Chair of the AILA Iowa-Nebraska chapter (2001-2003), and previously served as its treasurer (1999-2000). Ms. Peck received the President’s Award for Worksite Compliance in 2008 and has received the top AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, has been listed in the US News “Best Lawyers” report (2010 - 2013), a “Top Lawyer” in Omaha Magazine (2010-2013) and was selected by her peers as Best Lawyer for 2011 Annual Guide to Immigration Law, featured in The American Lawyer. She was selected for Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers 2011-2013. Ms. Peck has been AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 2010. She was named the Best Lawyers’ 2012 Omaha Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year. Ms. Peck was selected for inclusion in the 2012 and 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyer. She was selected by her professional peers for inclusion in the 20th Edition (2014) of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Immigration Law.
Ms. Peck is a frequent speaker on worksite enforcement issues, and has recently been quoted in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on employment and enforcement immigration issues.
Ms. Peck is admitted to practice law in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, the District of Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa. She is a member of the Missouri State and Nebraska State Bar Associations.
Ms. Peck received her B.A. from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1984. She earned her J.D. from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1987.