Keith grew up in the community of Bertha, which is located in Dale County in southeast Alabama. Keith is married and has one son. He is an avid fisherman and loves college football.
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.