Fragomen Continues Growth with Addition of Another Prominent Lateral Partner
April 20, 2023
LONDON – 20 April, 2023 – Fragomen, the world’s leading provider of immigration services, welcomes William Baird as Partner. Baird, a 15-year veteran of the immigration and global mobility space will join this summer and is the latest in a string of Partner hires in the past six months as the firm looks to expand its footprint and further enhance its service and technology offerings.
“We are thrilled to welcome Will back to Fragomen as a valued Partner. His extensive experience guiding workforce mobilisation programmes around the world, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of building a holistic client experience will be a tremendous asset to our clients across the firm,” said Lance Kaplan, Fragomen Co-Chair.
Baird builds large-scale immigration programmes and manages the workforce movement of thousands of employees for major companies around the world, especially in the energy and technology sectors. He is particularly focused on compliance and strategy as well as development and implementation of new technologies to help clients save costs and move their workforce efficiently and in a timely manner. Baird has worked in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas.
“As we continually look to further enhance our service offering to our clients, it’s exciting to welcome Will’s breadth of knowledge to the firm. Our clients will benefit from his keen insight into how technology and mobility programmes integrate to meet their business objectives,” added Nadine Goldfoot, Managing Partner of Fragomen's UK practice.
“I strongly believe Fragomen will continue to disrupt the immigration and global mobility industry. The firm has set the standard for immigration services and I am delighted to return to the industry leader and work with colleagues around the world to execute on several key initiatives,” said Baird.
Baird received his LL.M in Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law from the University College Dublin and his Bachelor of Irish Law from the Griffith College Dublin.
Fragomen is a leading firm dedicated to immigration services worldwide. The firm has 6,000 immigration professionals and support staff in more than 60 offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. A member of the Am Law 100 and Am Law Global 100, Fragomen offers immigration support in more than 170 countries. Fragomen’s professionals are respected leaders in the immigration field, and the firm is regularly recognized as a leading employer of minority and female attorneys.
The firm supports all aspects of global immigration for corporate, academic, nonprofit, and individual clients, including strategic planning, quality management, reporting, case management and processing, compliance program counseling, representation in government investigations, government relations, complex matter solutions, and litigation.
Fragomen is a long-time leader in the immigration technology space and continues to lead the way in the digitization of the immigration journey. It has created Fragomen Technologies Inc., a Fragomen subsidiary focused on the nexus of law and technology to further enhance its technology offering.
These capabilities allow Fragomen to work in partnership with individuals and corporate clients across all industries to plan talent strategy, facilitate the transfer of employees worldwide, and navigate complex challenges. For detailed information about Fragomen, click here.
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