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Eleanor Pelta

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Labor & Employment

Position

Eleanor Pelta is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s labor and employment practice. A recognized leader in immigration and nationality law and a co-leader of the firm’s global immigration practice, Eleanor counsels clients on legal and strategic issues arising from the international movement of key personnel, from the individual transfer of high-ranking executives to high-volume transfers of expert staff. Her experience includes the use of blanket visa programs and the qualification of companies as “treaty investor” or “treaty trader” entities. Additionally, Eleanor counsels businesses on the immigration implications of corporate changes, such as mergers, acquisitions, downsizings, reductions in force, and salary-level changes. For more information, view her bio at https://www.morganlewis.com/bios/epelta.

Career

Eleanor is a contributing author to Getting the Deal Through — Labour and Employment. This annual series of deskbooks provides international analysis in key areas of employment law and policy for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and global team leaders. She also contributed chapters in Getting the Deal Through—Labour and Employment from 2008 to 2010.

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., 1986, Cum Laude; Princeton University, A.B., 1982, Cum Laude


United States: Labor and employment

Immigration

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Eleanor Pelta - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: Immigration

Full-service firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP draws upon its international network to assist clients with the full gamut of global mobility matters. Washington DC-based Eleanor Pelta chairs the firm’s global immigration practice alongside San Francisco-based James Vázquez-Azpiri. The practice combines its expertise in US-related matters with a deep knowledge of corporate immigration matters, foreign employment laws, non-US visas and work permits, and taxation issues. Clients come from a broad array of sectors and industries, including technology, financial services, retail, hospitality, life sciences and energy. Representative clients include Choice Hotels, Seagate, Samsung Research America, Deutsche Post DHL and Fujitsu America.

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