Gretchen Ekerdt began practicing immigration law in Chicago in 2011 and joined Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. in 2017. Ms. Ekerdt’s focus on immigration law has included family and employment cases, as well as removal defense. She was recently recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in immigration law by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. While in college, Ms. Ekerdt studied in León, Spain. During law school, she interned at the National Immigrant Justice Center and the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender.