Being an Attorney – US Business Immigration with EY Law LLP, you will help companies address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. EY Law LLP helps companies and their employees efficiently relocate wherever they need them to be. The firm's comprehensive range of U.S. business immigration services include obtaining both immigrant (green card) and non-immigrant status and visas as well as providing a range of U.S. immigration advisory services for employees and their employers. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate.
Your key responsibilities
As an experienced Attorney, you will join our U.S. Business Immigration team. You will manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. You will provide not only technical expertise, but provide proactive business solutions to our clientele that are in line with their needs.
Note that our Vancouver team is also seeking an Attorney, US Business Immigration, with the opportunity to work remotely from anywhere in Canada.
To apply for the Vancouver opening, please click here.
Skills and attributes for success
Utilize your technical and procedural understanding of U.S. business immigration law - including PERM, NIV and IV law - and effectively apply this knowledge to client situations
Prepare, review and submit non-immigrant, immigrant and PERM applications in a high volume environment
Manage client deliverables and expectations, and demonstrate an ability to effectively handle multiple engagements
Facilitate the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel
Manage other attorneys, law clerks and other client service team members
Be an active member of our US immigration practice in implementing best practices
To qualify for the role you must have
JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar
Minimum two years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV, IV and/or PERM filings
Excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communication skills
Ability to provide not only technical expertise, but provide proactive business solutions to our clientele that are in line with their needs.
Ideally, you’ll also have
The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment
Sound professional judgement and high level of professionalism
What we look for
We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply today.
EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
About Ernst & Young
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.