Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential.
If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Global Mobility & Migration Department in our Washington office as a Paralegal.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess an attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and enjoy providing top quality customer service skills to assist our team in managing the mobility needs of our diverse, Fortune 500 client base. This individual should have a curiosity to learn new areas of the law and think creatively, as we seek to provide all team members with a diverse portfolio of immigration and mobility matters.
The position will have the following responsibilities:
Prepare US employment-based, nonimmigrant and immigrant visa filings to US Department of Labor, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State, and US Customs and Border Protection.
Compile immigration eligibility documents and analyze individuals’ potential immigration benefits, including H-1B and L-1 visa processing.
Assist with drafting PERM Labor Certification advertisement text, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, meticulously tracking timelines of each step.
Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines.
Assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.
Qualifications required for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree with solid academic credentials.
Paralegal experience ranging from entry level to experienced will be considered.
Experience with preparing PERM Labor Certification applications is a plus.
Experience to include managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
Experience working on global immigration matters is preferred but not required.We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on https://jobs3-mayerbrown.icims.com/jobs EOE m/f/d/v
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