BakerHostetler is seeking an associate to join its Labor and Employment Group to focus on business (employment-based) immigration. The candidate will prepare nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions and will advise on long-term goals and challenges facing our clients and their global workforces. A strong background in employment-based immigration is important.

Qualifications include:
  • Experience in all aspects of employment-based immigration law, including preparing nonimmigrant visa petitions (including H-1B, L-1, E-2, TN, and O-1) and applications for permanent residence (including PERM, I-140, and I-485)
  • Experience advising clients regarding complex international travel considerations as well as immigration-related corporate compliance (including I-9 and E-Verify)
  • A strong academic record, having earned a J.D. from a nationally recognized and accredited school
  • Must be admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio

Ideal Candidates Will Have Demonstrated the Following Attributes:
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Effective and persuasive writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced, complex workload while maintaining priorities and anticipating issues
  • The professional commitment and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in a collaborative team environment

This position may be located in Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH or Cincinnati, OH.

Application Submission Information:
If you have any questions about the position or process, please contact Recruiting Manager, Kylie Karpel, at