We have an opportunity for an experienced immigration associate to join us in Raleigh, NC and assume a major role in our expanding business immigration practice. The immigration practice group employs over 73 immigration attorneys and 124 paraprofessionals. Including all practice and industry groups, the firm has 850 lawyers located in 52 offices across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest Business Immigration practices in the United States and provides a wide range of legal services for employers seeking temporary business visas and permanent residence on behalf of foreign national employees. We provide comprehensive immigration services to clients of all sizes, including numerous Fortune 500 companies. Our practice is designed to provide superior client service at competitive fixed fee rates. Our attorneys are proactive in handling client matters, from case initiation to case strategy/planning to the successful completion of the case, always remaining accessible to all of our clients. Our larger immigration clients tend to be multinational and/or technology focused. Universities and research companies also have significant immigration needs. In addition, immigration compliance issues can impact any employer, particularly those in labor-intensive industries such as food processing, construction and hospitality.
Our Raleigh office is home to the firm’s managing shareholder and houses our largest team of innovative immigration experts. To learn more about what makes the city of Raleigh such a great place to live and work browse the Visit Raleigh website (click here). Relocation assistance may be available, depending on experience and various circumstance.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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 have 2 or more years of business immigration experience in a fast paced environment.
Excellent writing, organizational and research skills are required.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
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.
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About Ogletree Deakins
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.