Mayer Brown LLP

  • Paralegal (3+ yrs exp) for Global Mobility & Migration practice

    Location US-WA-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/13/2018 3:02 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Positions Remaining
    Experience (Years)
    Paralegal - Other
    9:00am to 5:30pm
    Job Type
  • Overview

    Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential.  If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our growing Paralegal Department supporting the Global Mobility & Migration practice in the Washington office as a Paralegal.

    The ideal candidate for this new position will possess corporate immigration paralegal experience ranging from junior to experienced.


    • Prepare US employment-based, nonimmigrant and some immigrant visa filings to US Department of Labor, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State, and US Customs and Border Protection.
    • Compile immigration eligibility documents and analyze individuals’ potential immigration benefits, including H-1B and L-1 visa processing.
    • Assist with drafting PERM Labor Certification advertisement text, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, meticulously tracking timelines of each step.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
    • Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines.
    • Assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.



    • Bachelors degree required with solid academic credentials

    Minimum Years of Experience Required:

    • 2+ years of corporate immigration paralegal experience required.
    • Experience with preparing PERM Labor Certification applications is a plus.

    Specific Technical Skills:

    • Solid computer skills. Knowledge of and expertise using MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel preferred. 40 wpm typing

    Performance Traits:

    • Must be extremely detail-oriented, work well under pressure, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, able to adjust to changing priorities, and understand/follow written/oral instructions.
    • Interpersonal skills required.
    • Must be able to work on a team and communicate with ordinary tact with attorneys, paralegals, and staff.
    • Experience to include managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
    • Flexibility to work overtime, as needed


    We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.


    If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on 

    EOE M/F/D/V/SO 

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