International Law Clerk

Job #: INTER01463
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for an International Law Clerk in its Atlanta office.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Confer with U.S. governmental agencies, including USCIS and U.S. Department of Labor concerning legal questions;
  • Prepare documents in connection with corporate transactions and employment-based petitions and applications filed with U.S. government agencies;
  • Evaluate findings and develop case strategies and arguments in preparation of corporate filings and employment-based visa petitions, as well as analyze and draft appeals and responses to Audits and Requests for Evidence issued by the U.S. Department of Labor and by USCIS;
  • Keep abreast and update clients concerning immigration-related issues, including on the interpretation and application of regulations, rules, policies and procedures of government authorities, as well as concerning transnational/cross-border business transactions;
  • Verify petitions/applications to U.S. governing agencies are in proper order;
  • Collect and interpret supporting corporate data in collaboration with clients;
  • Update clients regarding case status via notices issued by governmental agencies;
  • Enter case data into firm case management systems;
  • Communicate with firm counsel and adjudicating agencies regarding procedural requirements;
  • Research and interpret international laws, rulings and regulations governing public and private business filings and transactions;
  • Prepare legal memoranda with respect to comparative analysis of public and private international law, including conflict of law, treaty investor/trader analysis and jurisdictional issues, and U.S. immigration law;
  • Participate in meetings between attorneys and clients;
  • Apply legal principles in consulting with clients in the formation and expansion of business entities, as well as develop legal strategies for business, including risk management, especially for German companies;
  • Analyze the probable outcomes of petitions to the government using knowledge of legal precedents;
  • Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit; and
  • Gather evidence to initiate legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients to ascertain the facts of a case.

Requirement: U.S. Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Legal Studies. 24 months of experience as an Immigration Paralegal or a Law Clerk. Experience with providing cross-border general international corporate and business immigration services to German corporate entities in the United States required.

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