Otieno Ombok > Jackson Lewis P.C. > White Plains, United States > Lawyer Profile

Jackson Lewis P.C.
44 South Broadway
14th Floor
United States

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Co-leader of the Immigration practice group


Otieno B. Ombok is a principal in the White Plains, New York office, and he is co-leader of the firm’s Immigration practice group.

Otieno has been practicing immigration law at Jackson Lewis for almost 20 years and he advises employers on business immigration strategy, counseling, and implementation. His practice covers all aspects of employment-based immigration into the United States. He works closely with employers to structure their immigration programs and develop long-term visa strategies for key employees in various industries, including manufacturing, telecommunications, Big Pharma, and healthcare. He has extensive experience in obtaining non-immigrant work visas and employment-based immigrant visas for professional, management, and specialized skill employees. He also advises employers on I-9 and E-Verify compliance as well as helping coordinate outbound (non-U.S.) immigration matters. He has a natural facility in addressing client issues pertaining to work visas for outstanding researchers, scientists, and medical professionals

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Ombok worked with various nonprofit groups running education, democracy and governance programs in Africa and taught business law as adjunct lecturer with a university in Kenya.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Immigration

At Jackson Lewis P.C. team has experience advising on non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters and regulatory compliance work. The team is jointly managed by Omaha-based Amy Peck who handles employment-based immigration law and business immigration expert Otieno Ombok in New York. In Washington DC, co-head of the group Michael H. Neifach advises on border security matters and represent employers in investigations by the Department of Homeland Security. He is supported by Brenda Oliver who joined from Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy in September 2021. Also in DC is Minnie Fu, who co-leads the international employment practice group and is the key contact for employment visas. The team also advises on travel restrictions, particularly amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.