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Sharon Noble

Associated Counsel

San Francisco Office

4 Embarcadero Center Ste. 1400
San Francisco CA, 94111


Practice Areas


SHARON NOBLE has practiced US immigration law exclusively since 1996, concentrating on business-related immigration matters with an emphasis on complex cases involving extensive research, such as extraordinary ability petitions, E registration applications, L-1 visa petitions and responses to requests for evidence. Ms. Noble worked in London for eight years before returning to the United States in 2003.

Prior to 1996, Ms. Noble practiced corporate real estate and health care law in Los Angeles. With Ms. Noble’s prior corporate experience, she possesses a strong business background and exceptional writing skills, both of which have proven invaluable to her immigration practice.




University of California at Los Angeles, BA Political Science, magna cum laude, 1983 Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1988)

Ms. Noble received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1988. In law school she served as an extern to Chief Justice Robert F. Peckham, US Federal District Court and Magistrate Wayne D. Brazil, US Federal District Court.



Ms. Noble has co-authored and contributed to several articles for various AILA publications, including The Consular Practice Handbook (AILA 1st Ed. 2010; 2nd Ed. 2012), The Waivers Book (AILA 2011) and Occupational Handbook: Immigration Options for Artists and Entertainers (AILA 1st Ed. 2007; 2nd Ed. 2014).

In addition, she was a Research Fellow at the Institute of United States Studies, University of London where she co-edited Reason and Republicanism, Thomas Jefferson’s Legacy of Liberty (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1997).

Professional Assocations and Membership

Association Memberships: American Immigration Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions