Emily Curray

Emily J. Curray | Managing Partner

Emily J. Curray completed her law degree at the University of Colorado and has been practicing immigration law since 1996. She represents clients in all areas of business immigration, helping employers and their employees obtain proper temporary visa status and permanent residence. She also advises clients in complying with I-9 rules and other complex immigration laws. Emily represents a wide variety of employers, including multinational corporations, universities, research institutions, small businesses, and entrepreneurial investors.

Prior to earning her law degree, Emily earned an M.S. in Nutrition Science, which is an asset to Stern & Curray in representing universities, research institutions, biotech firms, and individual scientists. While her practice primarily focuses on business immigration, she also handles family immigration matters.

Emily has been selected repeatedly by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of immigration. She also holds the highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been deemed a Super Lawyer® in her field for the last few years.

Emily is fluent in Spanish and has lived in Peru and Mexico. When she is not assisting employers and individuals navigate the complex U.S. immigration laws, she is likely to be found skiing, cycling or hiking in Colorado’s mountains.


  • She served as Chair of the Colorado Chapter of AILA.
  • She has worked on immigration legislation matters, lectured widely on immigration topics, and served as an editor for the AILA 2010 Publication, Giving You The Edge in Immigration Law Practice.
  • Emily is on the Board of Directors of the Colorado I Have a Dream Foundation and of The Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
  • Emily previously chaired the Immigration Task Force of the Colorado Lawyers Committee for many years.
  • She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, and the Denver Bar Association.
  • She is committed to community service and generously provides pro bono legal services.