Virginia, US

Contract Attorney

Job Description Summary

Fragomen is the largest law firm in the world dedicated to corporate immigration, and is recognized as the leading global immigration services provider. For over 60 years, Fragomen has served the immigration needs of clients ranging from individuals to the world’s leading multinational corporations. We have 44 offices in 18 countries worldwide, supported by more than 2,100 immigration professionals and staff--including more than 300 attorneys, solicitors, or comparable immigration professionals. These resources allow us to provide strategic and effective immigration solutions in over 170 countries around the globe.

The New York office is currently seeking Contract Attorney’s with 1-2 years of business immigration experience with exceptional writing skills to provide support to one of its legal teams for a period of at least 90 days or longer.

Job Description

Candidate Profile and Role:

A Fragomen career gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will practice in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment with people who are passionate about immigration.

Responsibilities

  • Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States.
  • Work with client global mobility personnel and the office of general counsel to prepare petitions and applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
  • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance
  • Supervise the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation
  • Other duties as required

Requirements

  • Candidates with 1-2 years of business immigration experience required
  • RFE Response, PERM, H1-B experience a plus
  • U.S. JD required
  • Member of State Bar (NY preferred)
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