Linda is the Managing Shareholder at Trow & Rahal and has been with the firm since it was founded in 1993. Trow & Rahal focuses exclusively on immigration and nationality law, and Linda oversees the firm’s business immigration practice with an emphasis on visas and corporate immigration services for employers; I-9 and compliance; global visas; visas for athletes and persons of extraordinary ability; EB-5 and other visa options for investors and entrepreneurs; and citizenship and naturalization.
Linda’s reputation within the legal community has led to repeated selection by her peers for inclusion in prestigious publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, the Legal Elite Readers Poll of SmartCEO magazine, Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Lawyers,” the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (Corporate Immigration), where Trow & Rahal is referred to as a "very good, very creative firm."
Linda has a reputation for being a lawyer who goes the distance to get the best possible outcome for clients and deliver “winning immigration strategies”. An avid athlete, Linda has competed in numerous marathons and triathlons. As part of the CEO Ironman Challenge, she competed in the World Championship Ironman Competition in Kona, Hawaii -- and she went the distance. Linda has combined this passion with her work to assist professional triathletes and other athletes to obtain visas to live, train, and race in the United States.
Linda received her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the American University, Washington College of Law. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, in International Relations from Tufts University. She is a member of the District of Columbia, Maryland Bar, and American Bar Associations. She is also a long-standing member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Linda serves on the steering committee for the Law Practice Management Section of the D.C. Bar (2012-present). She is an active member of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF) and the District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce.