The Staff Attorney provides assistance to the assigned team(s) in the filing of immigration case work and may also be required to ‘float’ among teams, providing temporary support and coverage. This role also conducts legal research and assists with the preparation of complex written projects for immigration cases. The employee may work with large teams, complex or high-profile cases.
Provide support and leadership to assigned team(s).
Provide coverage for attorneys on vacation and leave of absence.
Assist with the maintenance of case work quality and consistency on the assigned team(s).
Evaluate cases and assist in providing case strategies and/or solutions to issues.
Guide client and employees through processes.
May liaise with other attorneys or departments in the firm on projects.
May conduct comprehensive review of filings.
May provide supervision of other employees, as required.
Perform legal research and prepare legal memoranda and/or legal briefs.
Analyze facts, patterns and complex legal issues to provide sound legal advice.
Prepares immigration-based filings for complex case management.
JD degree and must have passed a state bar examination.
Experience working as a business immigration attorney or immigration law clerk preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to speak/write a secondary language is a plus.
Superior client service skills.
Internal Number: 2018-2110
About Berry, Appleman & Leiden
Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) is widely respected for resolving the most challenging corporate immigration cases, regardless of volume or complexity. We serve clients across a broad spectrum of global industries, from science and technology, to manufacturing and engineering, to energy and financial services, to sports and entertainment.
BAL's dedicated professionals share core values that support our mission to be the world’s most trusted resource for corporate immigration services. These values enable us to deftly navigate every step of the immigration process and rapidly resolve even the most complex cases. Our collegial environment is one that we cherish and work to maintain. We look for bright talent to deepen our experience and deliver the type of service our clients have come to expect.