As an immigration attorney in our dynamic and diverse, 120+ member, Chambers-ranked Business Immigration and Global Mobility Practice, you will be responsible for legal representation and oversight of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas petitions and applications for entrepreneurs, investors, academics, emerging growth and Fortune 500 companies, and major academic and medical institutions. We operate in a technologically-advanced environment and are always seeking self-motivated, smart, ethical and able attorneys to be part of our team.
Note To Agencies and Applicants: At this time, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will not be accepting applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications to be considered for this position.
The Downtown Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking an Immigration attorney with 5+ years of experience.
Under supervision of an experienced Immigration Partner or Senior Counsel, the successful candidate should have the knowledge, skills and abilities to:
provide concierge-level service to senior executives/managers, professional-services providers, in-house counsel and HR representatives, and high-net-worth individuals
legally evaluate eligibility of noncitizens for employment-based immigration benefits
analyze and develop strategy and supporting evidence for immigration eligibility in complex cases,
prepare and file employment-based nonimmigrant (primarily E-2, L-1, H-1B & O-1 cases) and immigrant petitions (PERM-exempt, PERM-subject and EB-5) for submission to various federal agencies,
draft, review and/or revise supporting documents in permanent resident cases exempt from or subject to labor certification, complex DOL audit responses, and complex RFEs for filing with the USCIS and other federal agencies,
counsel foreign citizens in submitting DS-160 online visa applications to U.S. embassies and consulates,
effectively manage client relationships and a team of paralegals,
explain sophisticated immigration concepts and present strategic solutions for clients,
supervise case handlers in preparing packages, and
effectively manage complex projects under tight deadlines.
Those who are successful in our environment must:
communicate effectively and convincingly in writing and verbally, as appropriate for the needs of the audience (clients, governmental agencies, internal and external stakeholders),
have gained extensive experience exceeding the expectations of "high-touch" clients as well as experience with immigration compliance and defense (I-9, antidiscrimination, FDNS and H-1B DOL investigations),
multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment),
use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, and approaches to problems,
contribute to a positive work environment, and
demonstrate strong time-management and organizational skills.
About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.