Martindale Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® Employment Law – Management, 2014-2022 Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2017-2022 Labor Law – Management, 2019-2022 Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, 2017-2020 Listed in Birmingham Magazine, "Top Attorneys," Immigration, 2016 Regularly helps employers obtain various types of employment-based nonimmigrant visas for their foreign national workers, including H-1B (specialty occupation), L-1 (intracompany transfer), TN (NAFTA), and R-1 (religious worker) visas. Assists employers with labor certification applications (PERM) and employment-based immigrant visa petitions (EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3). Helps employees and other individuals with adjustment of status applications, consular visa processing, and citizenship naturalization petitions. Helped a materials manufacturer obtain an H-1B visa for its Kansas-based plant manager. Successfully filed several H-1B and I-140 immigrant petitions to hire and retain critically needed software developers and other IT employees for a retail sporting goods chain. Obtained approval of a blanket L-1 intracompany transfer petition for an international consulting firm client. Assisted a residential home builder with an ICE Form I-9 audit, which ultimately resulted in no fines being levied. Developed and implemented a comprehensive immigration compliance plan for a general contractor doing work for Walmart. Helped an automotive part supplier obtain TN visas for several quality control and production engineers. Successfully filed a labor certification application and an EB-3 immigrant petition for the medical office manager of a pediatric medical practice. Filed a successful marriage-based green card application for the corporate service manager of a Texas-based petroleum equipment company. Conducted a Form I-9 immigration compliance audit for a Nashville cleaning service company. Successfully filed multiple religious worker visa petitions for a Tennessee-based church organization. Successfully filed an application for a J-1 intern visa for a Mississippi timber management company. Handled a Form I-9 immigration compliance audit for a Birmingham construction company.