Joan-Elisse Carpentier > McDermott Will & Emery LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

McDermott Will & Emery LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10173-1922
United States
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Employment/Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation


Joan-Elisse Carpentier provides legal representation in all areas of immigration and nationality law affecting individuals, corporations and other businesses. She has worked on evaluations of immigration practices of corporations, development of corporate policies and procedures for handling immigration matters and obtaining immigrant and non-immigrant visas, as well as citizenship and expatriation. Joan-Elisse assists businesses with I-9 compliance programs and provides representation during government audits and in settlement negotiations. She also provides advice concerning immigration issues during mergers and acquisitions.

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United States > Labor and employment > Immigration

At McDermott Will & Emery LLP, the immigration practice works closely with the firm’s private client practice to offer an extensive offering across employment law, cross-border trusts and tax work to its corporate clients. The team also represents several German companies operating in the US. Led by Joan-Elisse Carpentier in New York, the group handles non-immigrant and immigrant visa work, compliance matters and employee transfers. Malati Lal is a core member of the team as is associate Abigail Kagan who conducts internal investigations.