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International Legal and Business Services Group, LLP is a law firm with integrity, dedication, a drive to win and with one sole objective, giving the right advice.



We have presence in Schaumburg, IL (Chicago Metro Area), New York, NY and Hyderabad, India.

We are a boutique Law firm. We are committed to aggressive, but honest advocacy.

We are focused on advising our coporate clients.

Although our practice is limited to Federal matters, we have a broad body of experience in NY Corporate Law.

We embrace diversity. Our Attorneys and Professional staff come from different walks of life and background.

We are truly multilingual; we speak English, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Spanish, Mandarin-Chinese, Arabic, Amharic, Tagalog, Tigrigna, and Conversational Japanese.


Our mission is to deliver the right advice to our clients with dedication, integrity and a drive to win. We put all our experience, time and unreserved effort towards attaining this mission. We started the practice of law not with instincts but with a passion nurtured by tremendous training and careful planning for years. Our goal is to serve clients by finding answers and winning cases. Be it an individual or a Multinational Corporation, we guarantee exceptional value by showing keen interest and thorough understanding of our client’s complex challenges.

Our professional staff works round the clock to serve you on time. We believe in continuous training and development of our team. We are committed in providing consistent and quality service. All our service delivery processes are ISO 9001 certified.

We strive to be as connected as possible with clients. We take pride in our in-house innovation team which provides continuous IT development and enhancement with a sole aim to make our services accessible and affordable.

We provide legal advice and strategy to entities small, medium and large that do business internationally. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in at least one of the following states: State of New York or Illinios. In addition, they are licensed to practice in US District Court for the Northern District of IL, US Court of International Trade, US Tax Court and other foreign jurisdictions.


Our offices are fully equipped with conference centers and state-of-the-art communication facilities. We conveniently hold conferences, negotiations, client consulting at all of our offices.


International Legal and Business Services Group, LLP
802 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Located in the suburb of Chicago, IL, our main office is easy to find and we are also conveniently located to neighboring cities such as: Hoffman Estates, IL, Roselle, IL, Hanover Park, IL, Streamwood, IL, Rolling Meadows, IL, Bloomingdale IL, Bartlett, IL, Palatine, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Wood Dale IL, Mount Prospect, IL, Glendale Heights, IL, Addison, IL, and Prospect Heights, IL.

New York

International Legal and Business Services Group, LLP
410 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Our office located in the heart of Manhattan, New York City meets our Clients’ need for a high-profile business address and various benefits that go along with it. Our New York office is ideal for doing business in the vibrant city and follow-up your legal matters side by side.
We are closely located to cities: Guttenberg, NJ, West New York, NJ, Fairview, NJ, North Bergen, NJ, Cliffside Park, NJ, Weehawken, NJ, Union City, NJ, Edgewater, NJ, Ridgefield, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, Palisades Park, NJ, New York, NY and Ridgefield Park, NJ

Practice Areas


We give legal advice to our clients on complex immigration laws and regulations of the Federal Government. We are highly specialized in securing work visas for our clients. We are also specialized in U.S. green card and Citizenship applications.

ILBSG, LLP assists companies, (whether small or large) in complying with the complex immigration rules and procedures. Whatever immigration issues you may have as a company or individual, ILBSG, LLP,  is ready to serve you. We represent our clients with cases adjucated in the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the United States Department of State and Labor (DOL) throughout the U.S. and internationally.

ILBSG, LLP has ample experience working with companies in the IT, Medical Research, Computer Software, Engineering and the hospitality industry concerning their work visa petitions for highly skilled foreign workers.

Our Immigration Service Includes:

  • Preparation of all documentation,
  • Immigration policy guidance,
  • Strategic planning and counseling
  • Representation In Court (If necessary)
  • Specialized services for Employers

Types of Immigration Applications include:

Work Visa

H-1B visa

  • H-2A visa
  • H-2B visa
  • H-3 visa
  • D-1 visa
  • L-1 visa
  • O-1 visa
  • R-1 visa
  • TN visa
Visitor Visa
  • Visa ineligibility
  • Visa denials
  • Employment
  • Extension of stay
  • Dangers of overstaying
  • Medical treatment
Student Visa
  • F-1 visa
  • Dependent visas
  • J-1 visa
  • M-1 visa
Other Visas
  • E-visa
  • I visa
  • K-1 visa
  • K-3 visa
  • P-1 visa
  • P-2 visa
  • P-3 visa
  • Q visa
  • T visa
  • V visa
Green Card
  • Employment based
  • Family based
  • Diversity lottery
  • Asylum


ILBSG, LLP provides to corporations, state-owned enterprises and States an International Arbitration Practice capable of resolving disputes across jurisdictions, cultures, political systems, and treaties. We offers particular expertise in:

  • International commercial arbitration
  • Investment treaty arbitration
  • Multi-jurisdictional disputes
ILBSG, LLP co-counsels with international arbitration lawyers to provide these services. We represent clients through a dispute’s lifecycle: from drafting dispute resolution clauses, through arbitration, to arbitration-related litigation, such as pre-arbitration attachment and enforcement actions.


Our firm has accumulated significant experience, industry knowledge and expertise providing business contract and agreement under NY Laws.

We advise our clients on contract structuring, preparing contractual documentation,

contractual risk, contract administration and management, structuring agreements and disputes. Our advice and guidance also extends to establishing liability for breach and remedies for breach of contract. Our firm has prepared and negotiated contracts in various industries.


Our Team

 Samuel Alemu, Esq.

Samuel Alemu, Esq.

Managing Partner, Attorney at Law

Samuel Alemu, Esq. is a partner at our firm. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School. He extensively works with our firm’s corporate clients in his concentrated area on Federal Law and New York Corporate Law. He deals with Motions, Appeal cases, and drafting, negotiating multi-state contracts.Prior to joining the firm, he worked as Director Legal Department to a Multinational Corporation and also Judge.


 Praveen C. Medikundam, Esq.

Praveen C. Medikundam, Esq.

Partner, Attorney at Law

Praveen Medikundam Esq. is a partner at our firm. He earned his Law Degree from Temple Law School in Philadelphia. He advises clients on Federal and New York Corporate Law focusing on complex corporate strategy. He has extensive experience in representing clients in international transactions in complex corporate restructuring, acquisitions. In addition to his license to practice in U.S., he has corporate law admissions from UK and India.


 Haripriya Medikundam, Esq.

Haripriya Medikundam, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Haripriya Medikundam Esq., is an associate attorney of our firm. She holds a Master’s degree in Law from Loyola University, Chicago and a Post Graduate Diploma in Arbitration from ICADR, NALSAR University and a LLB from Osmania University, India. She has rich experience in handling various petitions including RFEs, Motions to Re-open and Appeals. She works closely with Attorney Samuel on special projects and heads our special projects group. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois.

 Thejaswini Mohan, Esq.

Thejaswini Mohan, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Thejaswini Mohan Esq., is an associate attorney at our Dallas branch. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Texas School of Law, a PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from the National Law School, India and a Bachelor of Law from University Law College, India. She handles Green Card and H-1B petitions and responds to USCIS requests for further evidence. She previously worked as a Legal Associate at Infosys Technologies Limited. She is admitted to practice in the state of New York.

 Julia Funke, Esq.

Julia Funke, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Julia Funke, Esq. is an associate attorney of our firm. She earned her JD from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Translation and Business from Northern Illinois University. She handles Motions to Reopen/Reconsider and Appeals with BALCA and the AAO. She has extensive experience in handling H-1B petitions, RFEs, PERM, and Waivers. Julia also helps manage ILBSG’s law clerks. She is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois.

 Bharath Reddy Jutur, Esq.

Bharath Reddy Jutur, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Bharath Reddy Jutur, Esq. is an associate attorney with a Masters degree in Law from The George Washington University Law School, Washington DC. He also holds a Bachelors of Law and a Bachelors of Computer Applications Degrees from India. He practiced Law for four years in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, India before moving to the United States. His area of expertise lies in H1B petitions and family immigration petitions. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York.

 Leyia Getachew, Esq.

Leyia Getachew, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Leyia Getachew, Esq. is an associate attorney at our firm. She earned her JD from DePaul College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs with minor in Peace and Conflict Studies from Wayne State University. She handles Family Based Immigration Petitions, and has extensive experience in the area. She also has experience with Asylum cases and U-Visa cases. She is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois.

 Swapna Kilani, Esq.

Swapna Kilani, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Swapna Kilani, Esq. is an associate attorney at our firm. She earned her JD from The University of South Dakota School of Law, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her previous experience is in civil and criminal litigation, and has previously worked as a 711 licensed law clerk for the Cook County Public Defender's Office. She has also worked and has experience with H1B petitions and RFEs. She is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois.

Senior Professionals

  • Aiemero S. Leulseged, LL.B, LL.M, Senior Paralegal (Amharic, English)
  • Louise Viloria, JD, Law Clerk (English, Tagalog)
  • Udayasri M. Bcom, Mcom, COO ( English, Telugu)
  • Siva K. BA, Senior Process Analyst ( English, Telugu)


  • Micah Bowman, BA, MA, Paralegal
    ( English, Spanish)
  • Alyssa L. Marunde, BA Eng, PA, Paralegal
    ( English)
  • Fanus W. Woldegebriel, BA, Paralegal
    ( English, Amharic, Tigrigna)
  • Hady Esly, Law Clerk
    ( English, Arabic)
  • Joseph M. Spesia, Law Clerk
  • Sean Patrick Sy-Kane, Law Clerk
    ( English, Tagalog, Japanese)
  • Daniel B. Alemu, BA, Staff Accountant
    (English, Amharic)
  • Tahia Capili, Case Manager
    ( English, Spanish)
  • Uma Maheswari Vempati, B.Com, Process Associate (English, Telugu)
  • Sudhasree Chunduru, MBA, Process Associate (English, Telugu)
  • Ganesh Janagama,, Legal Assistant
    (English, Telugu)
  • Savithri Inala, BA, Process Associate
    (English, Telugu)
  • Naipunya Bhagyam, B.Com, Accounts and Process Associate (English, Telugu)
  • Nirmala Koyyada, MBA, Process Associate
    (English, Telugu)
  • Praveen Thota, MBA, Process Associate
    (English, Telugu)
  • Krishna Prasad Boddani, MS (USA), Process Engineer (English, Telugu)
  • Sai Poornima Sandela, MBA, Trainee Process Associate (English, Telugu)
  • Raghavendra Nerella, B.Com (Computers), Trainee Process Associate
    (English, Telugu)
  • Vishwak Anata, B.Com (Honours), Staff Accountant (English, Telugu)
  • Suresh Kella, MBA, Process Associate (English, Telugu)

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International Legal and Business Services Group is currently seeking to recruit candidates who already have professional qualifications or experience in the firm’s practice areas. Candidates should possess license to practice law in any of the 50 states of the United States.


We are seeking to recruit non-equity partner’s for our firms practice in various states in the United States. Our firm is profitable, dynamic and holds boutique practice. Rewarding opportunity for solo attorneys and big law firm expats for a non-equity partnership. Have fun practicing in collegial and stable environment. We provide state of the art infrastructure for case management, communication and complete back office support. Great opportunity to work with senior attorneys and share firm’s extensive knowledge base. Areas of interest include, but not limited to Immigration and regulatory practices.



(847) 995-1515
802 E Woodfield Road, Suite 400, Schaumburg, IL 60173