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TWO SEAPORT LANE, SUITE 300, BOSTON, MA 02210-2028, USA
Tel:
Work +1 617 946 4800
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Fax +1 617 946 4801
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Russell Swapp

Tel:
Work (617) 946-4800
Email:
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Work Department

Labor and Employment Department; Business Immigration Practice Group.

Position

Russell Swapp is the Managing Partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Boston office and is the Co-Chair of the firm's national Business Immigration Practice Group. He represents academic institutions, multinational corporations, and medical and financial institutions in matters which relate to the Federal Immigration and Nationality Act and the North American Free Trade Agreement. He assists clients in obtaining temporary and permanent authorization for: professional and skilled workers; individuals of preeminence in the arts, sciences, and sports; and students and scholars. He also prepares business and employment petitions necessary to facilitate investment in the United States and the transfer of personnel within multinational corporations.

Career

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Member

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); Immigration Subcommittee, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Liaison, U.S. DOL, NE Chapter of AILA; Member, NAFSA: Association of International Educators; Past Chair, MA Bar Association's Committee on Immigration.

Education

JD, Franklin Pierce Law Center; BA, Bates College; Executive Leadership Program, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.


United States: Labor and employment

Immigration

Within: Leading lawyers

Russell Swapp - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Within: Immigration

The ‘responsive’ and ‘creative’ team at Seyfarth Shaw LLP has an excellent reputation in the business immigration space. The group is dedicated to devising corporate immigration policies and programs. In a representative example, Angelo Paparelli and Washington DC-based Leon Rodriguez led a five-part webinar series and a compliance-focused client event to brief clients on best practices in relation to pre-, post- and re-hire issues, termination and M&A situations as well as I-9 forms and E-Verify matters. Los Angeles-based Paparelli also represents developers and fundraisers relating to EB-5 immigrant investor programs, and defends employers in worksite enforcements and government audits. In light of the Trump administration’s continued clampdown on immigration, Rodridguez advised the Montgomery County Government on sanctuary cities, the travel ban, temporary protected status and funding for deportation defense. The team is also well versed in handling the immigration aspects of substantial M&A transactions. Boston-based Russell Swapp and Atlanta-based James King, who is noted for his clever use of technology to help clients in an efficient and time-saving manner, jointly lead the practice. Also based in Atlanta, Gabriel Mozes focuses on temporary non-immigrant and permanent visa solutions, including family-based immigrant visa green card applications and citizenship matters. Atlanta-based senior counsel Sharon Cook Poorak is handling the immigration portfolio of more than 5,000 foreign nationals for a global consulting services provider. Senior counsel Dawn Lurie in Washington DC and Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern in Boston are also names to note.

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