Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential. If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our growing Paralegal department supporting the Global Mobility & Migration practice in the Washington office as a Paralegal.
The ideal candidate for this new position will possess corporate immigration paralegal experience ranging from junior to experienced level.
Prepare US employment-based, nonimmigrant and some immigrant visa filings to US Department of Labor, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State, and US Customs and Border Protection.
Compile immigration eligibility documents and analyze individuals’ potential immigration benefits, including H-1B and L-1 visa processing.
Assist with drafting PERM Labor Certification advertisement text, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, meticulously tracking timelines of each step.
Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines.
Assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.
Bachelors degree required with solid academic credentials
Minimum Years of Experience Required:
1+ year of corporate immigration paralegal experience required
Experience with preparing PERM Labor Certification applications is a plus.
Specific Technical Skills:
Solid computer skills. Knowledge of and expertise using MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel preferred. 40 wpm typing
Must be extremely detail-oriented, work well under pressure, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, able to adjust to changing priorities, and understand/follow written/oral instructions.
Interpersonal skills required.
Must be able to work on a team and communicate with ordinary tact with attorneys, paralegals, and staff.
Experience to include managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
Flexibility to work overtime, as needed
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on www.mayerbrown.com
About Mayer Brown LLP
We are noted for our commitment to client service and our ability to assist clients with their most complex and demanding legal and business challenges worldwide. We serve many of the world’s largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100, DAX and Hang Seng Index companies and more than half of the world’s largest banks. We provide legal services in areas such as banking and finance; corporate and securities; litigation and dispute resolution; antitrust and competition; US Supreme Court and appellate matters; employment and benefits; environmental; financial services regulatory & enforcement; government and global trade; intellectual property; real estate; tax; restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency; and wealth management.