About Scott A. Kuhagen


Scott A. Kuhagen


Scott Kuhagen is an attorney in Brown Glier Law’s Immigration Practice. He concentrates his practice on employment-based immigration matters, including obtaining approval of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions, particularly in the engineering and manufacturing sectors. In addition, he advises clients on immigration compliance, immigration strategies for talent acquisition and retention, and on visa processing issues at U.S. consular posts abroad. Before joining Brown Glier Law, Scott worked at law firms in Chicago where he reviewed and filed visa petitions for corporate clients in the technology, manufacturing, aerospace, higher education, and financial services sectors.

Scott earned his Juris Doctor in 2012 from Temple University, Beasley School of Law, where he served as articles editor for the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review and completed immigration-related internships. He graduated from The College of William and Mary in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government. Before attending law school, Scott worked at a national faith-based refugee resettlement agency and a consulting firm for nonprofits.

Scott grew up in Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, DC. Besides going to college in Virginia, he has also previously lived in London, Baltimore, and Philadelphia before settling in Chicago. In his spare time, he enjoys music and learning about architecture.

  • A.B. magna cum laude, Government, 2006; The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia ​
  • Attended the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 2004-2005​
  • J.D., 2012; Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania​
  • Illinois​
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association​​