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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
    ,
    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.
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    1973

Ann R. Truett

Ann has extensive 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 all aspects of employment-based immigration, policy design and immigration program management.

Ann manages teams of immigration professionals worldwide for major corporate clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, technology, consulting and energy. She advises clients on compliance with immigration laws and regulations, and provides strategic guidance on the deployment of personnel to developed and emerging markets in all regions. Prior to joining Fragomen, Ann led the International Employment Solutions Practice for the New England region of a leading financial services firm.

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

Professional Accomplishments

Memberships

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, American Immigration Council

Member, American Bar Association

Member, International Bar Association

Active with the Forum for Expatriate Management, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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