For over a decade, Celeste has represented a variety of clients in employment- and family- based U.S. immigration matters. She has helped organizations of different sizes and in various stages of development, from small business entities and large multinational corporations to nonprofit organizations and start-ups. Her clients have come from a range of industries, including IT, financial services, biotechnology research and design, engineering, manufacturing and distribution, health, marketing, food services, travel, and social media. She has also regularly assisted individual clients in permanent residence and citizenship matters. She has successfully handled complex U.S. immigration matters, advocating before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, and other government agencies. Celeste is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Prior to becoming an attorney, she worked as a business immigration paralegal at Chin & Curtis, LLP, gained experience in asylum applications and deportation defense while clerking at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic of Greater Boston Legal Services and at an immigration law firm, clerked at a full service civil law firm, and worked for a U.S. magistrate judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Celeste received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Brown University. As an undergraduate, she participated in a Princeton University program through which she had the opportunity to spend some time living and studying in China.