At Baker & McKenzie, we are different in the way we think, work and behave -- like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,100 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 78 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level in our firm. Baker & McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.
Baker & McKenzie - North America seeks a non-track immigration attorney to join the Employment & Compensation Practice Group in our Chicago Office to manage a high volume docket of global and U.S. immigration cases, draft and prepare complex business visa and immigrant positions, oversee paralegals, and liaise with local counsel as needed. The candidate must stay current on emerging legislation and assess its impact on our client's business. Must have exceptional client service, analytical, organizational and case management skills as well as the ability to simultaneously handle many tasks concurrently.
Top academic credentials, strong analytical ability, and excellent communication and writing skills required. Experience with global/business immigration required. Must be admitted to and a member in good standing of the Illinois bar.
About Baker McKenzie
For more than 60 years, Baker & McKenzie has provided sophisticated advice and legal services to many of the world’s most dynamic and successful organizations. Baker & McKenzie serves more than half of the world's largest public companies as well as a broad spectrum of regional and local organizations. With more than 4,000 locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 45 countries, the firm has the fluency to deliver a broad scope of quality legal services — consistently, with confidence and sensitivity for cultural, social and legal practice differences. Baker & McKenzie professionals share common values of integrity, personal responsibility and tenacity in an enthusiastic client-service culture. The firm is still guided by the entrepreneurial spirit and demanding standards of its founders and works to forge close personal relationships among its professionals in order to foster the responsiveness and accountability clients rightfully expect. The firm has a diverse and welcoming culture. Its lawyers and other professionals are citizens of more than 60 countries and are admitted to practice in nearly 250 jurisdictions. They speak more than 75 languages, with English in... common. They have offices in 74 locations worldwide, including in 26 of the world’s 30 largest economies. Baker & McKenzie also invests in communities where its people live and work, and is a pioneer in teaming with its clients on corporate social responsibility efforts worldwide.