Partner
Director of the Global Knowledge Team
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Boston, MA 02110
United States of America

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
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    LL.M.
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    1981
  • Suffolk University Law School
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    J.D.
    ,
    1977
  • Tufts University
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    B.A.
    ,
    1973

Ann R. Truett

Ann brings over twenty years of experience in global immigration, international taxation and consulting on all aspects of international human resources and global mobility issues. She represents a wide range of clients focusing on immigration program management, from manufacturing companies to financial institutions. Prior to joining Fragomen, Ann led the International Employment Solutions Practice for the New England region of a leading financial services firm. In her current leadership role, Ann is responsible for global publications, knowledge management systems and development of innovative web-based solutions for the firm’s clients.

Representative Experience

Expanded the role and global footprint of the Global Knowledge Team, made up of dedicated immigration professionals in multiple regions around the world

Launched the Fragomen Global Reference Library, a fully-searchable online database that captures, updates and leverages the worldwide knowledge and expertise of the firm

Deployed enhanced versions of the online Business Visa Matrix to enable business travelers to assess when their cross-border trips require work authorization in over 100 destination countries

Served as Director of Global Client Implementations through 2011. In that capacity, she successfully transitioned multiple client immigration programs to Fragomen

Founded Fragomen University, a formal training program for co-counsel firms that belong to the Fragomen network

Created the Fragomen ePassport intranet tool, which serves as a guide to accessing the extensive resources of the Global Practice

Professional Accomplishments

Memberships

Member, State Bars of Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Active with the International Bar Association, the Northeast Human Resources Association, The Boston Club, where she has chaired their Roundtable Series, the Employee Relocation Council (ERC) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Former Board Member, Women's Bar Association

Former Chair, Tax Section, Massachusetts Bar Association

Publications and Lectures

Co-author, "International Employee Equity Plans: Participation Beyond Borders," Kluwer Law International, 2003.

Author, “Corporate Immigration Compliance: Transcending National Borders,” Whitepaper, 2006.

Panelist, “Applied Expatriate Policy Development,” ERC Global Mobility Specialist Program, GMS Expert Panel, October 9, 2006.

Organizer and Speaker, “Tackling New Complexities in Corporate Immigration.” Fragomen, November 15, 2006.

Organizer and Seminar Panelist, “Sailing into 2008: Charting a Course on Employment-based Immigration,” ACIP/Fragomen Briefing, November 7, 2007.

Organizer, “Promoting Global Mobility: Tax & Immigration Strategies,” Fragomen/Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer, May 9, 2007.

Roundtable Leader, “Update on Global Immigration,” SHRM Global Conference, April 1, 2008.

Presenter at the ACIP 2008 Annual symposium Basics Workshop, June 9, 2008.

Speaker, “Global Immigration: Promoting Mobility for Today’s Business Travelers and International Assignees,” American Electronics Association Global Connect Conference, October 2, 2008.

Organizer and Panelist, “Immigration Update: The Effect of a Presidential Election and a Downturn in the Economy on Immigration Issues,” ACIP/Fragomen Seminar, December 3, 2008.

Speaker, "Promoting Global Mobility: Immigration Strategies for Today's Business Travelers and International Assignees," HR Southwest Human Resources Conference & Expo, October 16, 2009.

Panelist, "Managing Immigration and Expatriate Tax Compliance in a Time of Economic Uncertainty and Increased Enforcement," Breakfast Briefing, December 8, 2009.

Speaker, "Global Business Immigration Briefing," Breakfast Series, April 21, 2011.

Awards

Worldwide ERC 2008 Meritorious Service Award

Forum for Expatriate Management 2010 EMMA Award for "Most Innovative Use of Technology" presented for the Fragomen Business Visa Matrix