FordHarrison Recognized by Legal 500 as a 2016 Top Firm for Immigration

Date   Jun 15, 2016

FordHarrison LLP has been named a top firm for immigration in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States. The Legal 500 is a guide to commercial law firms in the United States and it conducts extensive research on lawyers it considers, including interviewing clients. Atlanta and Los Angeles-based partner Geetha Adinata, who is the head of the immigration team and Minneapolis-based partner Charles Roach were both recommended.  

FordHarrison's Business Immigration practice group is dedicated to advising clients on the hiring or transferring of foreign employees in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The firm's immigration lawyers provide a full range of services to clients, including start-up immigration and employment law advice for new companies; volume immigration management; temporary employment visas; permanent residence; citizenship and naturalization; consular processing; international visa services, visa revalidation and reentry permits; consulting with tax and employee benefits specialists on expatriate issues; I-9 compliance training and internal audits; defense of ICE I-9 enforcement audits, OCAHO hearings and judicial review; defense of DOJ/OSC immigration-related discrimination investigations, ALJ hearings and judicial review; defense of DOL/WHD H-1B/LCA and H-2B/TEC enforcement audits, DOL administrative hearings, ARB appeals and judicial review; prosecutions of employer challenges to agency rules and policies.

The Legal 500 series of guides reviews the strengths and strategies of law firms in over 90 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North and South America, and the Caribbean. An experienced team of researchers spend several months each year speaking to thousands of law firm clients and conducting in-depth research in order to distinguish the best law firms and attorneys.