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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

1075 PEACHTREE STREET, NE, SUITE 2500, ATLANTA, GA 30309-3962, USA
Tel:
Work +1 404 885 1500
Fax:
Fax +1 404 892 7056
Web:
www.seyfarth.com

James King

Tel:
Work (404) 885-6720
Email:
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Work Department

Labor and Employment Department; Business Immigration Practice Group.

Position

Jim King co-chairs Seyfarth Shaw's nationwide Business Immigration Practice Group, helping clients to create efficiencies in their business immigration management programs and leading the group's immigration process and systems strategy. He also counsels clients about I-9 compliance, E-Verify, social security mismatch letters and related issues.

Career

Jim has practiced business immigration law for nearly 30 years and is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Languages

Conversationally fluent in French and German.

Member

State Bar of Georgia (International Law Section, Past Chairperson (1994)); American Immigration Lawyers Association; Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow (1984-1985); Adjunct Professor, Emory School of Law.

Education

JD, University of Georgia Law School (1984), cum laude; BS, Georgetown University (1981), magna cum laude.


United States: Labor and employment

Immigration

Within: Immigration

Full service firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP has diversified considerably since its establishment as a specialist employment and labor practice in 1945, but its traditional strength remains a cornerstone of the practice and it shines in corporate immigration matters. Its broad service model gives it an edge in M&A-related work, alongside strategic planning, case preparation, visa applications and compliance issues. Los Angeles-based Angelo Paparelli is ‘one of the most knowledgeable, connected and thorough immigration attorneys in the US’ and is highly sought after for complex matters; he has been involved in several high-stakes cases for clients in the hospitality industry over the past year. Boston managing partner Russell Swapp chairs the ‘very professional and efficient’ national practice alongside Atlanta-based James King; both are key figures behind the team’s commitment to stay ahead of the curve in terms of hi-tech service delivery and continue to shape the firm’s immigration management programs. Atlanta-based ‘rising star’ Gabriel Mozes is also recommended and recently overturned a Department of Labor denial of a labor certification on behalf of a leading management consulting firm. In 2016, the group welcomed the arrivals of senior counsels Dawn Lurie in Washington DC and Mahsa Aliaskari in Los Angeles, both from Polsinelli PC.

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