What the team is known for Respected business immigration group, offering counsel to clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. Particularly admired for its skills at establishing comprehensive immigration policies for employers, as well as obtaining visas for internationally recognized physicians, scientists and performers of outstanding ability. Also well versed in I-9 compliance and PERM status.
Strengths Clients say: "They're proactive, they bring key renewals required of our employees to our attention prior to us bringing it up. They also deliver solutions when cases aren't straightforward, they're always thinking about creative ways to get things done quicker and more effectively, but all within the law."
Clients say that the team "provides expert-level advice and fantastic customer service at Upstate New York fees."
Work highlights Provides immigration counsel to Talisman Repsol, including securing employees' work visas and PERM status, assuring I-9 compliance and advising on the immigration consequences of M&A transactions.
Advises the University of Rochester on a variety of immigration matters, including establishing sound immigration policies and ensuring I-9 compliance.
Significant clients Eastman Kodak Company, HealthNow New York, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, Rotork Controls, Rochester Institute of Technology.
"Powerhouse" Frank Novak has significant strength in the healthcare and technology industries. Clients respect Novak's combination of "deep knowledge of government regulations and policies" with being "very customer-focused."
Margaret Catillaz enjoys a "great reputation" and is distinguished for her litigation work. She advises a diverse client portfolio, from individuals to multinational corporations to hospitals. She is an expert in labor certification and PERM.