Immigration

Corporate Policies, I-9 Compliance & E-Verify Compliance

Bringing the needs of your business in line with US immigration laws can help you achieve your short- and long-term business goals as well as avoid potentially costly risks. With Mintz Levin, you know you have counsel as adept with immigration-related labor and employment laws as they are with the immigration implications of complex transactions, including corporate restructurings, mergers, and acquisitions.

Mintz Levin provides a depth of knowledge in corporate and securities law that our immigration lawyers leverage when counseling you. We can help you develop the necessary policies and compliance programs and provide training for your HR professionals. We are experienced in counseling businesses of all sizes on everything from I-9 and E-Verify compliance to the data privacy and security issues relating to US export control laws.

Quick Facts


  • One of the largest corporate immigration practices
  • Successful track record representing clients before USCIS, State Department, consular offices abroad, and DOL
  • Known for finding solutions to tough cases
  • Collaborate with attorneys in firm’s Corporate & Securities, Tax, Privacy & Security, Private Client, and Employment, Labor & Benefits practices
  • American Bar Association liaison to the DOL on immigration matters
  • Immigration extranet available to clients’ authorized HR professionals and employees

Areas of Focus

  • I-9 and E-Verify compliance training
  • Contractor I-9 compliance
  • Corporate immigration planning and policy development
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Employee transfer strategies
  • E-Verify audits, investigations, and compliance
  • H-1B audits / wage and hour audits and routine investigations
  • I-9 audits and routine I-9 investigations
  • I-9 policy development and compliance
  • Immigration benefit sponsorship policies
  • Immigration compliance policies
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Reductions in force
  • US export control laws

Rankings & Recognitions

  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers:
    • Practice ranked top tier nationally and in Boston
  • Chambers Global:
    • Practice chair ranked for Immigration: Business: USA
  • Attorneys consistently ranked in the following:
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
    • Who’s Who Legal
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Barbara Chin

Barbara Chin

Associate

Boston 617.348.4405
William L. Coffman

William L. Coffman

Of Counsel

Boston 617.348.1890
Boston 617.348.4468
Boston 617.348.1771
Maryanne Kline

Maryanne Kline

Associate

Boston 617.239.8498

Representative Clients

  • Charles River Associates
  • Forrester Research, Inc.
  • Imperva, Inc.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Manulife Financial / John Hancock Financial
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • New England Patriots
  • Reebok
  • Workforce Management Until There's Real Immigration Reform, Here's What Employers Should Do Susan J. Cohen and Ari N. Stern describe the steps employers should take to protect themselves under existing immigration laws.
  • Interpreter Releases The Economic Ramifications of Increased Worksite Enforcement: Businesses Beware: Reduced Labor Pool and Employer Sanctions Likely Now More Than Ever Ari N. Stern