Bano Itayim focuses her practice predominately on employment-based immigration law and corporate law matters. Bano has extensive experience advising corporations, organizations, and universities in the filing of non-immigrant and immigrant petitions. As an immigrant herself, Bano offers her clients an empathetic understanding of the difficulties of the immigration process, and is dedicated to ensuring her clients understand their legal rights and obligations concerning immigration laws.
Bano has experience representing clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, The USCIS Administrative Appeals Office, and U.S. consulates and embassies abroad. Bano’s broad range of experience allows her to craft unique solutions to the intricate problems associated with immigration matters.
Additionally, Bano has experience counseling corporate clients on Form I-9 compliance and audits.
- Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2018-present.
- Senior Associate Attorney, Slowik & Robinson, LLC, 2011-2018.
- Associate Attorney, Ali Zakaria & Associates P.C., 2009-2010.
- Senior Corporate Trust Administrator, J. P. Morgan Chase, 2005-2006.
- Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2000-2005.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2009.
Oxford University, Summer Program, 2008. Focus in Advanced Torts and European Union Law.
University of St. Thomas, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2004.
Urdu, Hindi (Conversational)
Columbus Bar Association, Member
Women Lawyers of Franklin County, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member
State of Ohio
State of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Ohio Domestic Violence Network, Volunteer providing pro bono services
Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Volunteer