What the team is known for Impressive boutique adept at advising employers on the full range of immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas and permanent residence. Continues to serve clients in the key immigration areas of application, compliance and program and policy support. Noted for its strong international presence.
Strengths One client asserts: "I get the best service of anybody that I know, my matters are handled immediately and I couldn't ask for a better relationship."
Sources also highlight one impressive component of the firm's service: "A major advantage is their excellent reminder system, by which they provide notice well in advance regarding employees who need some type of immigration support or visa extension."
Paige Taylor advises clients in the technology, energy and engineering industries, among others, in connection with matters such as Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) processing and I-9 compliance. Sources say that Taylor is particularly "excellent in the labor certification area," where "she has a great depth of experience."
Shawn Orme is "proactive, good at strategizing and looks out for the interest of his clients," say sources. He has substantial experience with developing and implementing global immigration solutions for large and midsized businesses.
Steven Ladik is an "excellent attorney," assisting corporate clients to address complex immigration matters, including layoffs and the immigration aspects of M&A. Sources describe Ladik as "very knowledgeable in his field" and note that he "deals with the government effectively."
The "very smart" Kristi Taylor focuses on assisting corporate clients with their immigration programs. Taylor is well versed in employer sanctions cases, workforce reductions and I-9 issues. She is "very prompt and responsive, and is able to explain complex issues in a way that nonexperts can comprehend," notes one interviewee.
Kelly Cobb is particularly noted for her handling of visa issues for clients in the oil and gas sector. Sources say that Cobb is "very meticulous about her work" and is "highly regarded by her clients and her peers."