Ms. Megan Gil is an associate attorney at Lee & Peynado Immigration Law Group. She is from Miami, Florida of Cuban descent. She attended Florida State University, where she graduated with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and English Literature. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Megan worked at the Florida House of Representatives and worked for the Governor of Florida upon her graduation. These experiences sparked her interest in a career in law. She later attended Florida International University College of Law. During law school, Ms. Gil participated in the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, where she had the opportunity to represent clients in their removal proceedings and gained invaluable insight into the immigration system.

She has been working in the field of Immigration Law since her second year of law school and she has a strong passion for immigration defense. She has represented clients before the Immigration Court, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Enforcement and Removal Operations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Being the grandchild of immigrants, Ms. Gil is committed to advocating for the immigrant community. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

Practice Areas

  • Asylum
  • Employment Immigration
  • Citizenship and Naturalization
  • Deportation and Removal
  • Family Based Green Cards
  • Student and Employment Visas
  • Temporary and Permanent Visas

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Current Employment Positions

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Florida House of Representatives
  • Governor of Florida

Education

  • Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida
  • Florida State University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Science
    • Major: English Literature