Wilka V. Toppins
Director of Legal Affairs
Wilka V. Toppins is an attorney with 30 years of legal experience as in-house corporate counsel with Fortune 50 companies, as well as private practice. In 2019, Wilka joined Houston EB5 as a Director of Legal Affairs. Wilka combines her vast corporate and litigation experience in the representation of foreign nationals wishing to invest in the United States and secure a US immigration status such as E2, EB5, L1 and other similar investment immigration programs.
Wilka is a licensed attorney in Texas and is fully bilingual in Spanish and English. Wilka earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1990 from Tulane University School of Law, with cum laude honors, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, also with cum laude honors.
Wilka is also an Associate Professor of Law at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where she teaches Advanced Immigration course to the Master of Law (LLM) postgraduate students. Her course is the only EB5 and E2- US Investor Visas LLM course in the country.