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 includes family and employment cases, as well as removal defense. She was recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in immigration law by Leading Lawyers in 2018, and selected by Super Lawyers as a 2019 Illinois Rising Star. 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.