Jackson & Hertogs LLP is one of the most respected names in employment-based immigration law. Our office is located in San Francisco’s South Financial District (near Embarcadero BART). We have an informal dress code and a relaxed working environment, with attorneys who combine problem-solving skills with diligent time management. For more information about our firm, please visit www.jackson-hertogs.com.
We seek an experienced associate who will work with our partners in a multi-faceted role to work on a wide range of employment-based immigration work. The associate will prepare various types of nonimmigrant visa petitions for engineering and scientific professionals, and also immigrant visa petitions and PERM labor certifications. Our firm's focus is on representing employers and their employees. Preference will be given to attorneys who have extensive experience in PERM.
Be licensed to practice law in at least one state in the U.S.
Possess at least 5 years of experience in high-volume employment-based immigration law.
Have handled a wide range of employment- and family-based immigration petitions and applications, without supervision.
Have represented both "large-cap" publicly-traded companies and emerging startup companies.
Have experience maintaining daily correspondence with HR contacts, including the running of database reports to manage caseload.
Have independently managed corporate accounts.
Have advised clients on complex immigration matters in advance of preparing visa petitions.
Possess strong legal research and writing skills, with experience responding to RFEs.
Have experience supervising paralegal and administrative staff.
Proficiency with the entire MS Office suite of software, along with immigration database/forms software.
NOTE: this is not an entry level position. If you have not worked as a corporate immigration attorney, you will not be considered for this role.
Additional Salary Information: Substantial benefits package and bonus system
About JACKSON AND HERTOGS LLP
Jackson & Hertogs provides cutting-edge legal advice and expert representation to corporations and individuals in various technology sectors, from telecommunications to social media to biotechnology. Our commitment to both technology and community has benefited our clients for over 60 years, and distinguishes our firm as a trend-setter in immigration practice. We have a varied practice and all of our attorneys manage a variety of cases and case types. Practice areas include:
*Petitions for all types of temporary employment visas.
*Extraordinary Alien, Outstanding Researcher, Multinational Manager/Executive and National Interest Waiver immigrant visa petitions.
*Family preference immigrant visa petitions.
*Applications for permanent resident status, whether based upon labor certification, family relative visa petitions, or pre-certified occupational categories.
*Applications for investment and business-related visas (i.e., B-1, E1 and E2).
*Applications for changes of nonimmigrant status.
*Processing of temporary and permanent visas at U.S. Consulates and Embassies throughout the world.
*Applications for waivers of two-year foreign residence requirements pertainin...g to J-1 exchange students and researchers.
*Applications for naturalization and related citizenship matters.
*Advice to employers in complying with the employer sanctions provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.