Business Immigration - Staff or Associate Attorney (NIV)
Business Immigration - Staff and Associate Attorneys (NIV)Erickson Immigration Group has several career opportunities for experienced Staff and Associate Business Immigration Attorneys (NIV) to join our expanding team based out of our Headquarters office in Arlington, VA.Remote or Hybrid work locations.Primary Work Responsibilities: Staff Attorney** JD and active bar license and less than 1 year of business immigration attorney experience**.Under the supervision of a Senior Attorney: Drafts RFE Responses. Manage NIV Extension Cases and Visa Packages Draft NOJOs and collect supporting documentation. Perform legal research and draft FAQs and PowerPoint presentations. Communicate with foreign nationals and manage global case coordination. Conducts global immigration case assessments. Primary Work Responsibilities:Associate Attorney** 1-3 years business immigration attorney work experience**. Maintains ownership and ultimate responsibility for a full docket of 200-300 business immigration - Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) cases at a time. Leads RFE Responses (if assigned to RFE team) Audits projects that include PA files, data, and global billing. Alias responses visibility but not required to respond unless instructed Primary lead on US Assessments Legal Research (Memos and write ups) Manages H-1B Cap Cases. Global caseload coordination without supervision, instruct SAs/ LCs/PCs Prepares client presentations Ensures that Paralegals draft, organize, and file immigration documentation in a thorough and timely manner. Carefully and promptly reviews Paralegal work products. Utilizes high-level business immigration law knowledge and precise attention to detail to ensure the team produces error-free legal work. Researches and analyzes the law on complex immigration issues. Synthesizes legal research and analyses into written memoranda or briefs and perform case work Analyzes and summarizes complex legal documents. Identifies potential immigration issues and develop strategies to address them. Conducts and participates in client meetings and calls. Handles client relations issues as needed.Benefits:Erickson Immigration Group offers a competitive salary, excellent employee benefits, and ample opportunity for professional growth. Salary + Supplemental Bonus Pay Programs Flexible Work Schedule Casual Work Attire (Jeans, yes Jeans!) Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, and Jury Duty Leave Affordable Medical/Rx, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, and Group Life/AD insurance Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the costs of dependent care and/or health care expenses 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan 401(k) Matching Plan - generous employer matching contributions and an aggressive vesting schedule. Employee Referral Program Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Beneficiary Assistance, Will Prep and Travel Assistance with Identity Theft AssistanceQualification Requirements: US Juris Doctor degree (JD). Member of a State Bar and in good standing with the associated State Bar Associations. Professional work experience as a Business Immigration Attorney. See number of years experience required, above. Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making, take ownership of the teams docket, and operate at a senior level. High-level understanding of immigration law. Precise attention to detail. Ability to review Paralegal work product carefully and promptly. Ability to train and engage Paralegal teams. Excellent organizational, written, verbal and presentation skills, including active listening. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Effective written and verbal communications skills, as appropriate for the needs of the audience (clients, governmental agencies, internal and external resources). Logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, and approaches to problems. Strong organizational & time management skills, with the ability to prioritize. Ability to generate work product with considerable accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on delivering exceptional customer service. Works independently toward team goals. Outstanding case/project management skills. Works well in a team environment. Strong team focus that assists to foster a sense of community within the firm. Multi-tasking and fulfills daily responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment. Accepts and adapts to feedback regarding work performance Fluency of the English language in both written and verbal forms. Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; and Case Management Systems Salesforce (Litify), VisaTrax/INS Zoom and other Document Management Systems.Firm Overview:We are Experts in Global Business Immigration | Corporate Immigration Law for Multinational Organizations! Immigration Program Management & Compliance International Practice | Global Immigration Nonimmigrant Visa Services Immigrant Visa Services/PERM Citizenship/NaturalizationErickson Immigration Group is proud to work with our inspiring and dynamic clients, and their foreign national employees. From innovative start-ups to industry-defining Fortune 500s, our approach is the same provide high-touch service, transparent and accessible data and dashboards, relevant and timely communication, and the EIG Perfect Plus commitment to get to yes.Sectors represented by our firm include CRM service, E-commerce, Social and online news media, Online entertainment and television / movie production, FinTech / financial services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Universities / Public School Districts.Diversity, equity, and inclusivity make us a stronger organization! Different voices from a variety of backgrounds allow us to be more knowledgeable, nuanced, empathic, and ultimately, allow us to be better at what we do. 50% of the firms executive leadership are 1st generation daughters of immigrants and women of color. We speak 29 different languages. Over 20% of our team are immigrants. Many are first-generation Americans who have a personal connection to the immigration process. 72% of our employees are women. Women currently lead every department at EIG including finance, HR, operations, case management, marketing, and managing our legal teams. 60% of our employees are minorities. We work closely with historically black colleges and universities as part of our recruitment strategy. Our company policy is to honor all our employees by celebrating together. We collectively celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid, Easter, Kwanza, Diwali, Juneteenth, Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month, Womens History Month, LGBT Pride Month, and Lunar New Year.EIG is firmly committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. The Company provides employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any individuals status in any class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All aspects of the employment relationship (including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, compensation, benefits, promotion, discipline, termination, and general treatment during employment) are subject to this policy.