Jackson Lewis Boost Immigration Law Practice



NEW YORK, NY (August 3, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce immigration attorneys John A. Quinn and Kristen Heckman have joined the firm’s New York City office from Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP.


“John is an outstanding attorney who is highly respected in the business community for his extensive experience in business-related immigration matters,” said New York City Office Managing Principal Kevin G. Lauri. “His decision to join us aligns with Jackson Lewis’ goal to address growing client demands for high-level immigration counsel in New York City and adds a much-needed immigration focus to our office’s bench. We could not be happier to welcome him and Kristen to the firm.”


“John and Kristen have demonstrated talent in providing comprehensive legal counsel regarding immigration strategy and compliance,” said Immigration Practice Group Leaders Michael Neifach and Amy Peck. “Both attorneys contribute valuable insight and strategic skills that are necessary to help our clients achieve their business objectives.”


John A. Quinn has experience in all aspects of immigration law, including providing comprehensive legal counsel regarding strategy, compliance, preparation of immigrant and nonimmigrant visa petitions, appeals, I-9 issues and overall corporate policies. He focuses his practice on labor certifications, identifying and preparing visa petitions for professional athletes, asylum applications and corporate business visas.


Mr. Quinn received his B.A. from Fordham University and his J.D. from New York Law School.


Kristen Heckman has broad experience in all aspects of immigrant and non-immigrant visas, including both employment based and family-based petitions.


Ms. Heckman received her B.B.A. from Hofstra University and her J.D. from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.


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