Virginia, US

Michael practices exclusively in corporate immigration law. He provides advice and representation to clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, energy, banking, insurance, and communications and media.

Michael has significant experience advising international businesses on matters related to international assignments and the employment of professionals on both a temporary and permanent basis in the U.S.. He has partnered with clients to minimize the burden of human resources professionals, and maximize the efficiency and compliance of large-scale immigration planning for foreign national employees.

Michael speaks English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Czech, Polish and Hungarian.

Education


Georgia State University | J.D., 2000
Georgia State University | M.B.A, 1999
Georgia State University | B.A., 1992, Magna cum Laude

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar admissions: Georgia

Member, Amerian Immigration Lawyers Association

Counseled large multinational corporations on immigration issues arising from corporate reorganizations, mergers, and layoffs

Managed PERM recruitment programs

Obtained nonimmigrant statuses and green cards under the employment-creation (investor), extraordinary ability, and multinational manager/executive categories

Obtained waivers of foreign residence requirements and various other grounds of inadmissibility and removability

Counseled clients on matters regarding compliance with I-9 and LCA

Publications and Lectures

He has spoken on corporate immigration matters at several seminars held by the Center for International Legal Studies.