About Jenifer M. Brown


Jenifer M. Brown


Jenifer is one of the founding partners of Brown Glier Law and practices exclusively in the area of immigration law. She advises companies, organizations, and institutions of higher education on the hiring and retention of key foreign national talent.

Jenifer assists clients with securing nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant visa benefits through filings made with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Departments of Labor and State. She also counsels clients on I-9 employment verification, Social Security mismatch issues, and E-Verify. Jenifer is a passionate advocate for innovation across the legal industry and is a regular speaker on these topics, as well as a variety of topics related to U.S. immigration law and policy.

Jenifer graduated with Honors from Ball State University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Political Science. During her undergraduate education, she interned with Senator Richard G. Lugar in Washington D.C. and with the State of Indiana House of Representatives. She graduated from Indiana University McKinney School of Law in 1998 and completed coursework at the Université de Lille, France and the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. Following graduation from law school, Jenifer was a partner in an AmLaw 200 law firm where she served as the Practice Group Leader for the firm’s Labor Employment and Immigration practice, chaired the firm’s inaugural Women’s Initiative, and was a regular contributor to the firm’s strategic planning efforts. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana.

When Jenifer is away from the office, she is spending time with her husband and daughters, cooking, and planning her next family vacation abroad.

  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, Ball State University 1994
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law 1998
  • Indiana
  • United States District Court – Southern District of Indiana
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Indiana Rising Stars in Immigration Law, 2009 and 2012​
  • Named to The Best Lawyers® in America list for Immigration Law, 2005-2021​
  • Named a Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Immigration Law in Indianapolis, 2013 and 2016
  • Member, Indiana Bar Association​
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association​
  • President, Indiana Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2002-2004​
  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys​
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association​​
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Big Car, 2017 to present​
  • Board of Directors, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, 2009 to 2017​