Marco A. Moreno

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Moreno & Villarrubia, LLP
 | 120 East Market Street, Suite 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-644-3328
Fax: 317-353-3396
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010, 2012
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Marco A. Moreno is a partner at the law firm of Moreno & Villarrubia, LLP, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is co-chair of the Immigration and Global Mobility Practice Group and the firm’s Corporate Department. He is also appointed by the Mexican secretary of foreign relations to represent the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis.

As part of his legal practice, Mr. Moreno interacts with a wide variety of government agencies. He regularly represents large international corporations, small franchises, foreign investors and individuals in all aspects of immigration law. He counsels corporate clients on immigration benefits for employees, prepares PERM Labor Certification Applications, handles family-based immigrant visa petitions and more. He has extensive experience with a spectrum of visas, including E-1, E-2, H-1B, H-2B, L-1A, L-1B, O-1, P-1, TN-1 and TN-2.

Mr. Moreno has received numerous professional awards throughout his legal career, including the Forty Under 40 Award from the Indianapolis Business Journal, the Indiana University Public Service Recognition Award and the Diversity in Practice Award from Indiana Lawyer.

Mr. Moreno graduated with his J.D. degree from Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2003. He is a frequent speaker and author on immigration and international law topics. He is also an active member of the community, serving as a chair or member of numerous organizations.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (90%)

General Litigation (10%)


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Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010, 2012

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About Marco Moreno

Admitted: 2003, Indiana


  • Finalist for the Diversity in Practice Award, chosen by a committee the Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ), 2008
  • Public Service Recognition Award by Indiana University School of Law, 2008
  • Diversity in Practice Award from Indiana Lawyer
  • Indiana University Public Service Recognition Award
  • Forty Under 40 Award from the Indianapolis Business Journal

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Diversity Outreach Program of Indianapolis Bar Association (IBA)
  • Diversity Sub-committee, Indiana State Bar Association(ISBA)
  • Chair, International Law Section, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Past Chair & Founding Member, Latino Affairs Committee, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • In 2003, Marco was a founding member of the Latino Affairs Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association.  In this post, he assisted in the development and implementation of the Committee’s mission.  Currently, he serves as the Chair of the Committee, and has focused on professional development of the members and community service.  In this capacity, Marco has organized an executive committee consisting of six (6) members.  The executive committee is tasked with ensuring that the organization remains active by addressing issues that effect the Latino/Hispanic community.  Marco has played a leadership role in organizing a townhall meeting and inviting community leaders to serve as keynote speakers to address the importance of voting and having knowledge of U.S. government.  The townhall meeting was a huge success in terms of committee and community leader participation.  Local leaders from both major political parties were in attendance as well as judges.  In 2009, Marco was appointed to serve as the vice-chair of the International Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association.  In this position, Marco has coordinated, organized, and executed a CLE on international adoption law.  He has also participated in critiquing written publications by law students, studying international law. 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Latino Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence, 2004
  • Board Member, Latino Youth Collective, 2009
  • Board Member, Crime Prevention Grant Board
  • Consumer Protection Chair & LGBT Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Board & Founding Member, Indiana Latino Expo Inc.
  • Co-chair, Latino Advisory Council for Office of Congressman Andre Carson
  • Co-Chair, Immigration and Global Mobility Practice Group

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Practicing Law in Indiana, Indiana Lawyer, - Immigration Issues Relevant to Global Human Resources Mobility: What In-House Counsel Needs to Know, 2012
  • Speaker, Immigration Practical Experiences, Indiana School of Law - Indianapolis., 2004
  • Co-Author, Representing Foreign Born Clients Convicted of Criminal Convictions, ICLEF Seminar, 2005
  • Article, Nonimmigrant Visa Options for the U.S. Employer, Indiana Manufacturer's Association, 2005
  • Preparing for Possible Change in Law, Hispanic Welcome Center, Lafayette, Indiana, 2006
  • Speaker, Comprehensive Immigration Reform Failed - Now What? The Effects on Employers and to Individuals, Indiana State Bar Association Annual Conference, 2007
  • Author, The Safe Harbor Rule – A Conundrum, The Indiana Lawyer, 2008
  • Presenter, Immigration Developments Affecting Employers. Connexus Indiana, 2008
  • Presenter, What Every Lawyer Should Know about Immigration Law, Indiana State Bar Association – Solo & Small Firm Conference, 2008
  • Presenter, HRC Immigration Conference, Elkhart Community Consortium, Conference, 2008
  • Presenter, International Adoption Law, Indiana State Bar Association Annual Conference, 2009
  • Presenter, I-9 Inspections, Unannounced Visits, and Subpoenas – Coming Your Way, Indiana Manufacturers Association, 2009
  • Frequent Speaker and Author on Immigration and International Law Topics

Educational Background:

  • Trine University, B.A., 2000

Industry Groups

  • Agriculture
  • Engineering
  • Information Technologists
  • Manufacturers
  • Medical
  • Service Providers
  • Utility
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Office Location for Marco A. Moreno

120 East Market Street
Suite 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-644-3328

Fax: 317-353-3396

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