Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and partner-in-charge of the group’s immigration practice, Amy helps domestic and multinational corporate clients address their employment-based immigration needs. She provides companies in industries ranging from software and technology to pharmaceuticals to manufacturing with round-the-clock responsiveness to matters involving the recruitment and transfer of foreign national executives and other employees. Her clients appreciate her personal attention and practical advice when advising on potential foreign-born job applicants and conducting trainings on application and compliance best practices.
Amy has significant experience counseling start-up companies on strategies for obtaining approvals for foreign workers important to their businesses’ growth. She regularly speaks on immigration law matters to entrepreneurs at the New York University Startup School.
Amy advises clients on the immigration consequences of mergers and acquisitions, the I-9 process, and compliance with Department of Labor statutory and regulatory recordkeeping requirements. She helps clients with managing the process of moving foreign student candidates into long-term work authorization opportunities. Amy also counsels individual clients on family based immigration matters, including obtaining permanent resident status and citizenship.
Active in pro bono efforts, Amy is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and participated in a week-long McCarter team effort to assist immigrants at a detention center in Georgia.