Virginia, US

Legal Writer

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 over 50 offices in 20 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.

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. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen Legal Writers learn from the industry's leading experts. Our firm commitment to quality and best practices is supported by technological innovation that benefits our clients and staff.

Fragomen’s Matawan, NJ office is looking to employ a Legal Writer who will be responsible for analyzing and writing complex business immigration cases. The ideal candidate will possess 2-5 years experience business immigration and legal writing experience.

Job Description


  • Research, analyze and write complex business immigration cases.
  • Translate complex terminology  into accessible, compelling, and relevant content for "outstanding researcher" and other petitions to the USCIS
  • Create case strategy and work closely with Attorneys on writing projects
  • Working closely with members of the legal team to ensure the accuracy of all information.
  • Working independently and managing multiple writing projects simultaneously.
  • Possess strong understanding of or ability to learn immigration law and the firms’ network of clients, cases and legal teams.
  • Applying excellent proofreading and editing skills to case-writing content and other materials.

  • B.A. degree, preferably in a discipline with a strong focus on writing and research
  • JD, Master’s, or other advanced degree a plus, particularly in English, Journalism or Law.
  • 2-5 years experience as a Legal, Case or Technical Writer
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural communication skills and ability to interface with a variety of internal and external clients
  • Possesses excellent writing and analytical skills in a legal environment as well as superior research skills related to immigration law and public policy issues.
  • Business Immigration experience preferred, not required.
  • Achieve high level of productivity.
  • Meet assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.

Full Time
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