Nancy Powell

Nancy Leigh Powell

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Nancy is an experienced immigration attorney at Lee & Powell Immigration Law Group, with a passion for helping individuals and families navigate the complexities of the U.S. immigration system. Nancy has successfully represented clients in a wide range of immigration matters, including family-based petitions, employment-based visas, asylum, and deportation defense. Prior to becoming an attorney, Nancy worked as a paralegal for over a decade at a prestigious plaintiffs’ personal injury firm in Philadelphia on complex civil litigation matters. Through this experience, Nancy gained invaluable experience including initiating client and expert witness intake, reviewing and responding to complex discovery, preparing for complex product liability trials, reviewing and drafting settlement agreements, and extensive legal research.

In addition to her litigation skills, Nancy is known for her empathetic approach and her commitment to providing personalized attention to each of her clients. She understands that the immigration process can be stressful and overwhelming, and works tirelessly to ensure that her clients understand their options and feel supported throughout the entire process.

In addition to her legal practice, Nancy is actively involved in advocating for immigrant rights and regularly volunteers her time with local organizations that provide legal assistance to underserved communities. She received her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, and her B.A. from Temple University.

Practice Areas

  • Immigration 100%

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner

Professional Associations

  • AILA (Am. Immigration Lawyers Assoc), Member, Present
  • AIEG (Attys Information Exchange Group), Member, 2014 to 2018


  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2011
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama


  • Phi Alpha Delta

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Daniel Ortiz, Associate Attorney, 2021 to 2022
  • Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C., Law Clerk/Paralegal, 2012 to 2018


  • Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR”)