Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 52 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for seven consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2018, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation - Labor & Employment category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
Our Greenville office (one of our founding offices) has an opportunity with growth potential for an experienced senior-level Immigration Attorney to join our expanding practice. This is a unique opportunity for someone to take on a leadership role within the immigration department in Greenville. The immigration practice group employs over 73 immigration attorneys and over 124 paraprofessionals. We are open to Senior Associate, Of Counsel and Shareholder level candidates.
The person in this role will need to be located in Greenville, South Carolina, a quaint town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. For more information about what this fast growing city has to offer, browse the Visit Greenville website. A relocation package will be available to qualified candidates.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.
Candidates should possess extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas.
Must possess experience in high-volume business immigration work environment.
Ideal candidate will have at least 10 to 15 years of business immigration experience and some book of business.
Excellent business, writing, organizational and research skills are required.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our attorneys including: comprehensive training and development programs including an annual firm-wide Attorney Retreat, CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement, several competitive annual bonus programs, 401(k) plan, affordable health and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program and a paid parental leave on-ramping program.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has a reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service. Ogletree Deakins' labor and employment practice is complemented and supported by related practice groups in the areas of business immigration, litigation, employee benefits, environmental law, occupational safety and health, and construction law.
With offices throughout the United States and in Europe, the firm represents a diverse range of clients. Our depth of experience in labor and employment law has produced a successful track record for our clients - Fortune 50 corporations to start-up companies.
Although the size and scope of our practice has grown over the past quarter century, our core values remain constant. We are committed to personalized attention, innovative solutions and old-fashioned hard work.
Our approach to providing clients with the resources to solve today's business challenges is always forward-thinking and strategic. We remain committed to providing our clients with an insider's view of the workplace issues of the day.