Immigration law is a highly complex and nuanced field. Even small errors can delay the process significantly. It is important to choose a firm that has the expertise to ensure your case is filed properly.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP’s global mobility practice is highlighted for its sector strength in advertising, fashion and luxury consumer products and counts Facebook as a key client. The team handles visa work and employment law alongside advising on contentious matters and government strategies.
Baker McKenzie LLP
Named 2023 Law Firm of the Year in Immigration by U.S. News & Best Lawyers, Baker McKenzie is well versed in advising on global mobility matters, employee transfers and visa applications. Partner Betsy Morgan leads the group, which is also noted for assisting clients with investigations conducted by government agencies.
At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Leon Rodriguez is singled out for his expertise in EB-5 investment work while the team at Mayer Brown LLP advises on corporate immigration policies and compliance issues. New York-based Denyse Sabagh handles a variety of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa cases for large companies and is particularly active on asylum and refugee matters.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The result of 2018’s largest merger, Hunton Andrews Kurth pairs two firms with more than a century of history. Richmond’s Hunton & Williams brought leading global practices in privacy and cybersecurity, energy, financial services, and real estate while Houston’s Andrews Kurth Kenyon had built its reputation in the energy, environmental, IP, and white-collar crime arenas.
The combined firm represents corporate, industrial, financial, and governmental entities around the world in complex transactional and litigation matters. The national litigation practice spans dozens of disciplines, including antitrust and competition; banking and finance; bankruptcy and restructuring; class actions; corporate governance; commercial disputes; intellectual property; and M&A. Its accomplished issues-and-appellates group handles matters pending in state and federal appellate courts.
Grossman Young & Hammond
Immigration lawyers are required to be highly intelligent with excellent organizational skills, superior writing ability and precise attention to detail. The best firms will also have a wide range of expertise and are able to assist with complex issues across many jurisdictions.
At Greenberg Traurig LLP, the firm’s full-service business immigration practice is led by Laura Reiff in Washington DC and Ian R Macdonald in Atlanta. The team advises multinational corporations on US work visa matters, compliance and employee transfers.
In Houston, Jeremy Fudge heads the corporate immigration department alongside co-chair Roberto Caballero and handles global workforce strategies for clients from sectors including energy and technology. Victoria Garcia in San Antonio represents large corporates on immigrant and non-immigrant visas, contentious matters and investigations by federal agencies.
Laura Devine Attorneys LLC
The firm handles a variety of immigration matters. It has a highly skilled and dedicated team of immigration attorneys that are committed to going above and beyond for their clients. The firm has offices in New York and London.
The practice has extensive experience in US and UK immigration matters. It provides UK and US immigration advice for individuals, families, and businesses. Its UK team includes immigration solicitors who advise on sponsorship licence applications under the five-tier points-based system.
The firm also offers Brexit services for employers, including briefings and employee surgeries. It also assists with European free movement applications and citizenship applications.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
The full-service Am Law 100 firm with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, and San Francisco boasts a strong global practice. The firm handles financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance issues.
Founded in 1933, Mintz is nationally recognized for its healthcare, life sciences and technology practices and counsels clients across virtually every industry. The firm also operates a lobbying subsidiary and hosts its own startup accelerator, MintzEDGE.
Associates enjoy a collaborative culture that emphasizes transparency. They value candidates who have prior work experience and an entrepreneurial mindset, and they appreciate that partners truly care about associates’ professional development and wellbeing.