Partner Sidley Austin LLP
Marketa, a partner in Sidley Austin’s Chicago office, works with U.S. and global corporations to implement business immigration programs to best attract and retain foreign national talent. Marketa also leads Sidley’s I-9 compliance practice, where she counsels companies on I-9 practices and E-Verify, defends employers in civil and criminal workplace enforcement actions, and conducts immigration-related internal investigations.
Marketa is actively engaged in national advocacy to change our laws to better serve U.S. employers, foster economic growth and promote fairness and justice in the immigration system. She is currently the President-Elect of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and will be President in June 2019. Marketa is recognized as a leading immigration attorney in a number of top legal directories and is a frequent speaker and writer on immigration law and policy. She actively supports pro bono work and serves on the board of the National Immigrant Justice Center.