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Labor and Employment Department; Business Immigration Practice Group.
Angelo Paparelli is a partner in Seyfarth Shaw's Business Immigration Practice Group and practices in Los Angeles and New York City.
Angelo is widely praised for providing creative solutions to complex and straightforward U.S. immigration law problems, especially involving EB-5 immigrant investors, mergers and acquisitions, employer compliance audits and the primary work visa categories. His practice areas include legislative advocacy; employer compliance audits and investigations; U.S. and foreign work visas and permanent residence for executives, managers, scientists, scholars, investors, professionals, students and visitors; immigration messaging and speech-writing; corporate policy formulation; and immigration litigation before administrative agencies and the federal courts. He is frequently quoted in leading national publications on immigration law. He also serves as an active mentor and attorney for numerous pro bono clients.
Conversational Italian and Farsi.
Angelo is admitted to the state Bars of California, Michigan and New York. He is also the Founder and a Past President of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, a 41-firm global consortium of leading immigration practitioners. He is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Immigration and Nationality Law.
JD, Wayne State University (1976); BA, University of Michigan (1971).
Yoga, indoor rowing, theatre and writing. Angelo blogs on dysfunctional immigration policies and proposed solutions at www.nationofimmigrators.com.
United States: Labor and employment
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Angelo Paparelli - Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s ‘excellent’ business immigration group is ‘extremely responsive, competent and efficient’, and conveys ‘a feeling of true partnership’. James King and Russell Swapp co-chair the practice, which prides itself on being tech-savvy: partners invest significant time and resources developing systems and databases that deliver immigration management programs to clients. King manages the immigration team in Atlanta and advises international clients on issues including Form I-9 and E-Verify proceedings, while serves on the Immigration Subcommittee of the US Chamber of Commerce. The practice is known for its customized work permit management programs, which it sets up for US corporations with the help of a document automation platform that delivers a highly customized output. The recommended Angelo Paparelli has represented various clients in the EB-5 investor green card program. Boston-based Gabriel Mozes was promoted to partner.