Meet Eveyln Moon

Evelyn Moon

Founder & Principal Attorney

Evelyn Moon, Founder and Principal Attorney at Evelyn Moon Law PC, is a compassionate immigration attorney with over 13 years of experience representing both corporate and individual clients from all over the world.

Her passion for immigration law comes out of her own experience navigating the immigration process as she moved to the United States as an immigrant, bringing a unique perspective of personally experiencing the same process as her clients. Having a full understanding of the complex immigration process, her goal is to help her clients expand into new opportunities, overcome obstacles, and ultimately achieve their immigration goals in the U.S.
Evelyn enjoys working with companies, developers and project developers that are creating social and economic benefits in the U.S. through immigration. She has extensive experience representing start-ups, small, mid-size and large Fortune 500 companies in IT, chemical, e-commerce, and other trade/business sectors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, entertainment companies, and non-profit and religious organizations, all of which bring substantial benefit to the U.S. in different ways.

For individual clients, Evelyn focuses on designing a simple path to achieving their immigration goals through employment and family-based immigration, helping them achieve their ultimate American Dream and supporting family unity. She particularly enjoys working with highly talented foreign nationals with extraordinary abilities and skills, which can substantially benefit the overall healthy, well-being, and economy of the U.S.

Evelyn has great passion for handling problematic cases with some of the most challenging and complex issues. She is often referred to and recognized as the “best immigration strategist” by her clients for successfully overcoming and resolving the issues raised using her own innovative strategy. She has a great track record of refiling and getting approvals on several cases that were previously filed by different attorneys and eventually denied. In addition, Evelyn occasionally files immigration lawsuits in federal court, including complaints challenging denied cases and writ of mandamus actions for unreasonably delayed immigration cases under the Administrative Procedure Act.

Evelyn has spoken at several conferences, seminars, and other speaking engagements, covering various immigration topics. She is licensed to practice law in California and District of Columbia. 

She is fluent in English and Korean and leads the firm’s Korean practice group, while managing the entire firm. 
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Representative Experience:
  • Managed immigration accounts for multiple companies and individual clients.
  • Assisted new companies with start-up expansion, merger and acquisition relating to immigration law, compliance, and case processing.
  • Developed and implemented global mobility strategies and policies on behalf of large multinational companies and advises on immigration consequences of mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring, employer sanctions, and immigration law audits (i.e. labor condition applications and I-9s).
  • Filed Regional Center applications for corporate clients and prepares individual EB-5 petitions and green card applications for investors under the EB-5 Investor Visa category
  • Filed several mandamus actions for declaratory relief for pending EB-5 cases and managed immigration litigation process and procedures
  • Successfully filed an action under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) in federal district court, challenging the H-1B denial as arbitrary and capricious, while successfully obtaining a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to maintain the status quo of H-1B employee, who was able to continue working after the denial until the case was eventually reopened and approved by the USCIS. 
  • Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Three CALI Awards
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean’s List
Pro-Bono Activities
  • Currently serving as Veterans Legal Institute (VLI)’s immigration legal counsel, representing pro bono immigration cases for veterans.
  • Represented a tenant client by presenting oral arguments at the Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA) hearing as a student attorney with respect to the tenant’s continued eligibility for rental assistance pursuant to the Housing Choice Voucher Program
  • Represented individuals and nonprofit organizations, including Legal Aid Society of Orange County, California and successfully represented victims of domestic violence in U-visa and Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) cases as well as individuals in the unlawful detainer actions.
  • Served as a member of Immigration Advisory Board for the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles
  • Korean
  • English
Published Works
  • Co-editor, “Chapter 36 Specific Corporate Compliances Challenges by Practice Area: Immigration”, LexisNexis, 2015 to 2022
Professional Associations
  • Orange County Bar Association's Immigration Law Section, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member
  • Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OCKABA), Member
Publications & Lectures
  • Speaker, “A Brave New World: Advising New EB-5 Investors”, 2024 AILA Investors and Entrepreneurs Conference, February 19, 2024
  • Mentor/Advisory Invitee for UCLA Students, “Career Job Fair” at UCLA, April 27, 2022
  • Speaker, “How to Obtain Work Visas and Green Card” for F-1 international students at USC, March 30, 2022
  • Speaker, “Invest America: Webinar Series: Choosing a Project or Business for Immigration”, January 27, 2021
  • Speaker, “Invest America: Webinar Series: EB-1C Green Card”, December 16, 2020
  • Speaker, “Korean Source of Funds Webinar” with EB-5 Affiliate Network, November 12, 2020
  • Speaker, “KCAB International’s Legal Webinar for Korean & U.S. Corporations Doing Business Overseas”, September 10, 2020
  • Speaker, “Investment Immigration Update”, Orange County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, September 1, 2020
  • Speaker, “Korea USA EB-5 Webinar”, ILW.COM, August 5th, 2020
  • Speaker, “L-1A Visas and Other U.S. Immigration Issues in light of COVID-19”, Korean Investors & Traders Association of Southern California (“KITA”), July 21, 2020
  • Speaker, “COVID-19 Immigration Update”, Orange County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, May 12, 2020
  • Moderator, "Common Issues Facing Korean Investors", EB-5 Investors Magazine's 2018 EB-5 Immigration Expo South Korea
  • Panel Presenter, “Immigration then and now: breaking down misconceptions”, Immigration Law Society at Chapman University School of Law, October 31, 2018
  • Speaker, "Business and Investment Immigration Options", 2017 ICEA US-China Business Matchmaking Summit in New Mexico, October 2-5, 2017
  • Panel Presenter, “Interviewing and Counseling Formal and Informal Organization Clients,” Lecture, Western State College of Law, Irvine, July 2017
  • Speaker, "Latest Issues Pertaining to EB-5 Immigrant Visa & Trump's Immigration Policy", ILW Seoul Expo, April 19, 2017
  • Speaker, "Latest Issues Pertaining to EB-5 Immigrant Visa & Trump's Immigration Policy", ILW Taiwan Expo, April 12, 2017
  • Presenter, “Visa Options for Foreign Students”, University of California, Los Angeles, May 7th, 2015
  • Presenter, “Immigration Presentation to the Niche Group”, Fisher & Phillips, LLP, May 13, 2015
  • Presenter, “Visa Options for Foreign Students and Investors”, Wyndham Irvine, June 13, 2015
  • Presenter, “EB-5 Symposium”, Redpoint Realty, September 23, 2015
  • Co-author, “Chapter 36 Specific Corporate Compliances Challenges by Practice Area: Immigration”, LexisNexis, 2014 - present
  • Co-author, “Appendix A17 – Immigration Law”, In-House Counsel’s Handbook, 5th ed., 2014 – present
  • Member of the Verified EB-5 Specialists and a contributor to EB5Investor.com magazine
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Rising Stars, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2019-2020
  • Three CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for the highest grade in Legal Research and Writing (Fall 2008), Toxic Torts (Summer 2009) and Environmental Law (Fall 2010) at Chapman University School of Law
Practice Areas
  • Corporate/Business Immigration
  • Investment Immigration
  • Family Immigration
  • Self-sponsored Individual Immigration
  • Immigration Litigation




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