About the Role: A career as a Business Immigration Associate at A Leading Firm gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated, and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will practice in an exciting, dynamic, and challenging environment with talented individuals who share your passion for immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, A Leading Firm Associates learn from the industry's leading experts. Our unwavering dedication to excellence and industry best practices is bolstered by cutting-edge technological innovation, enhancing the experience for both our clients and our exceptional staff.

This role is an on-site position in our Atlanta, GA office, with a hybrid work scheduled.

How will you make a difference as an Associate at A Leading Firm?
  • Develop an expert-level understanding of your client base and the industries you support as well as the firm's practice areas and services provided.
  • Develop case strategies, including researching, drafting, reviewing, counseling clients and triaging initiations. Identify and solve escalations and areas of underperformance.
  • Regularly communicate with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural, case processing issues, and case strategy.
  • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for non-immigrant and immigrant visa status.
  • Work with client global mobility personnel to prepare petitions and applications for submission to government agencies for non-immigrant and immigrant foreign national employees.
  • Draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents.
  • Conduct research to support client requests and projects.
  • Proactively communicate with clients, within SLAs/team protocols and with a precise, efficient, thoughtful, and organized response.
  • Partner with colleagues to resolve client issues, share information, and support client projects.
  • Directly or indirectly supervise junior Associates and other staff, providing mentoring and coaching while proactively sharing immigration knowledge and expertise.
  • Regularly seek out and implement opportunities to improve quality, efficiency, and standardization with processes, products, or services.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and effectively implement guidance and direction offered by supervisors and experienced colleagues.
  • Use firm technology accurately and in line with team and client protocols, ensuring accurate and complete data is entered.
  • Actively contribute to team meetings and firmwide activities.
  • Ensure self and team follow documented firm standards and policy to mitigate risk and ensure regulatory, operational and client compliance.
  • Other duties as required.

Leverage your valuable skills and experience to make an impact at A Leading Firm:
  • U.S. JD or LLM required
  • Member of a US State bar or Washington DC bar association
  • 2-3 years of experience at Associate level
  • Expanded practical understanding of immigration law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to proofread documents, draft fluent prose, and avoid grammatical mistakes without the aid of AI engines
  • Dedication to exceptional client service
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment