Elizabeth Nanton

Partner, U.S. Immigration Practice Leader, KPMG Law LLP

KPMG in Canada

As a lawyer licensed to practice in Canada and the United States, Beth advises corporate clients on a wide range of legal issues, including expatriation, naturalization, permanent residence, temporary work authorization, admissibility, policy development, government audits, and regulatory compliance. Her goal is to effectively team with companies to implement and maintain comprehensive, strategic, and compliant Global Mobility programs.  

Beth has more than ten years of experience in U.S. immigration law. During this time, she has supported H-1B visa programs for numerous Fortune 100 companies and she has managed U.S. Permanent Residence programs for leading multinational organizations, including 3 of the “Big 4” global public accounting and audit firms. Beth is regarded as an expert in Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) foreign labor certification. 

In addition, Beth has extensive experience dealing with immigration offices throughout the U.S. and U.S. consulates around the world. She has represented clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of State (DOS), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). 

In her capacity as an Executive member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association – Canada Chapter, Beth has served as an official attorney liaison to the U.S. DOS and U.S. CBP.

  • Juris Doctor, Dalhousie University

  • Bachelor of Arts – Management, Western Washington University

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Law Society of British Columbia

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • American Bar Association