Fragomen's Chicago office is seeking a seasoned Associate with 5+ years of business immigration experience to play an integral role in providing legal counsel to a wide variety of clients, ranging from multi-national corporations to individuals.
The successful candidate will:
Provide advice and counsel to client in-house counsel, human resources personnel and foreign nationals in the area of federal immigration law for business immigration to the United States
Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States.
Work with client global mobility personnel and foreign nationals to prepare petitions and applications for submission to USCIS and DOL for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
Manage team of immigration professionals, supervising the work of paralegal staff in record-keeping and document preparation.
Manage co-counsel relationships and contracts
Engage in client development efforts
Ensure adherence to all Communications Protocols for notifications to clients and Fragomen service teams
Interface with client service teams on a regular basis and respond to all inquiries
Supervise the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation.
Other duties as assigned
Requirements: Our legal teams seek intelligent self-starters with excellent written and oral communication skills who can be flexible to the demands that our clients and the constantly-changing landscape of business immigration present.
5+ years of business immigration experience required
Previous supervisory and management experience strongly preferred
Strong research and writing skills integral to candidate’s success