Dickinson Wright PLLC is looking for a dedicated, compassionate, and talented Business Immigration Associate Attorney to join our rapidly expanding, national, Immigration Practice Group. This position will be based in our Troy, Michigan offices, but will collaborate across all DW locations, including Texas and Arizona.
Communicate compassionately and professionally with clients to assess the eligibility of foreign national workers across the full spectrum of both immigrant and nonimmigrant visas/statuses in the U.S.
Coordinate timely and accurately with supervising attorneys regarding case progress and preparation.
Gather, review, and interpret sponsorship job offer details and supporting employee documentation.
Evaluate and recommend case strategies and coordinate with paralegals and other support staff to prepare and file relevant petitions and applications timely with the USCIS, USDOL, USCBP, and USDOS with great attention to detail and accuracy.
Provide timely and accurate case status updates to clients and employees tailored to meet their preferences and generate required periodic reports for clients, as requested.
Guide clients on corporate immigration program development and maintenance, as well as corporate immigration law compliance issues.
Support the DW Immigration Group at the attorney level with other assigned tasks and projects, as needed.
U.S. JD degree from an accredited law school.
Active U.S. state bar association licensure (preferably in Michigan).
2 to 3 years of business immigration experience, including both immigrant and nonimmigrant matters.
Excellent attention to detail and prior supervision experience of immigration paralegals.
Enjoy your work and be dedicated to excellence in your profession as an immigration attorney.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to clearly, respectfully, and succinctly communicate with clients and foreign national employees is critical.
Additional language capabilities a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Full firm benefits
Internal Number: 1002
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
From a two-person firm serving Detroit-based clients, Dickinson Wright has evolved into a leading global law firm. With more than 450 lawyers across more than 40 practice areas, Dickinson Wright serves clients from offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw and Troy, Michigan; Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Lexington, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; Washington, D.C.; and Toronto, Ontario. We’ve worked with clients on six continents and our global presence continues to expand.The Immigration Practice Group is currently comprised of attorneys in the Michigan, Arizona, and Texas offices of the firm, including an immigration attorney in the Toronto office of the firm. The firm also has a strong international practice with legal support teams for India, China, Japan, and Canada.