Margaretha M. Smit
Juris Doctorate, Master International Business Administration
Master European Studies/Economics
Fluent in Spanish, French, German, Dutch, and English
Margaretha Smit, Greta to her friends, is an analytical, multi-lingual attorney with a strong interest in international affairs and immigration law with an emphasis on corporate and business practice.
Margaretha maintains a wide breadth of skills that enhance her ability to balance the legal, technical, logistical and international aspects of her practice resulting in complex Immigration solutions for her clients. Ms. Smit’s penchant for in-depth research coupled with her diverse education and background provides for optimal results in serving her clients.
1994 . University of amsterdam
Greta was raised in Europe and educated at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands receiving her Masters of European Studies in Economics, Spanish and French in 1994.
1997 . Nijenrode University
Greta then attended Nijenrode University, Breukelen, Netherlands receiving a Master of International Business Administration (M.B.A.), 1997.
2007 . Golden Gate University
Greta then continued in the United States at Golden Gate University, School of Law, San Francisco, California, receiving her Juris Doctor in December 2007 with Honors.
2009 . Burnham Brown
2013 . Sutton Hatmaker Law Corporation
At Sutton Hatmaker Law Corporation, Greta gained extensive litigation and investigative experience in employment law from January 2013 until the corporation dissolved in March 2014. She advised and represented employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual and other unlawful harassment, whistleblower, breach of contract and other employment-related cases. Furthermore, she represented employers in connection with employment policies, compliance, wage and hour, risk management issues, contract preparation, and employee disputes.
Cambridge Technology Partners
At Cambridge Technology Partners, Greta analyzed and evaluated knowledge management infrastructure and systems, using literature and action research as well as benchmarking. She researched the concept of Organizational Learning and applied findings to clients – recommended how to more effectively create, capture and share knowledge and move their enterprise towards a “learning organization” to achieve superior performance levels and faster innovation.