Brian J. Coughlin Presents at BBA and Named Co-Chair of Business Immigration Law Section

 
 

November 20, 2017 - Boston, MA
For more information contact: Joanne Thorud
(617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

On November 15, Brian J. Coughlin, Of Counsel to Davis Malm, participated on the Boston Bar Association (BBA) panel, “Current Challenges in Immigration Law,” presented by the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys. The panel discussed present trends in U.S. business immigration, the legislative agenda, and best practices in immigration court and removal defense.

Additionally, Mr. Coughlin was recently named Co-Chair of the BBA’s Business Immigration Law Section. In this role, Mr. Coughlin will examine issues relating to employer representation and compliance in connection with U.S. business visas and work permits, including Labor Certification (PERM), nonimmigrant visa petitions (H-1B, L, TN etc.), and employment-based Lawful Permanent Residence.

Mr. Coughlin practices in the Business Law area at Davis Malm, focusing on U.S. immigration and global workforce mobility. He counsels established and emerging corporate clients on immigration issues related to employment authorization, company policy drafting, employee training, and general enforcement and regulatory compliance issues. He also advises on immigration due diligence and risk management in connection with corporate mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, and startups.

The mission of the BBA Immigration Law Section is to serve enthusiastic, committed lawyers working in a wide range of legal environments and looking to expand their expertise on the complex, evolving issues confronting a successful immigration practice.

About Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier mid-sized, full-service New England firm. The firm provides sophisticated, cost-effective legal representation to local, national, and international public and private businesses, institutions, and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. The attorneys at the firm practice at the top level of the profession and deliver successful results to clients through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and practical and creative problem solving. Davis Malm is the member firm for the International Lawyers Network representing Massachusetts and northern New England.

 
 
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As Co-Chair of the BBA's Business Immigration Law Section, Mr. Coughlin will examine issues relating to employer representation and compliance in connection with U.S. business visas and work permits.