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Maggie Murphy

Office Managing Principal
Austin

P 512-362-7100
F 512-362-5574
Maggie.Murphy@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Maggie Murphy is the Office Managing Principal in the Austin, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She concentrates her practice on advanced U.S. immigration and nationality law and global business immigration matters, assisting employers with immigration challenges facing international workforces.

Ms. Murphy has extensive experience in all areas of U.S. immigration law, but she primarily focuses her current practice on employment-based immigration for corporate clients and outstanding professors/researchers, as well as sophisticated immigration-related compliance work for employers of all sizes. Ms. Murphy has expertise in managing PERM campaigns for employers and in developing cost-effective strategies for companies and organizations interested in hiring professional foreign workers. She has organized massive I-9 and LCA compliance programs for Fortune 500 organizations. Ms. Murphy is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a frequent speaker on business-related, immigration compliance topics and has leadership roles in several state and national sections and committees.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Immigration and Nationality Law)

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November 20, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity Committee Newsletter

November 20, 2015

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2015. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm has... Read More

October 20, 2015
Austin Business Journal

Vincent Cino and Maggie Murphy Discuss Maggie's New Role as Austin Office Managing Shareholder

October 20, 2015

Vincent Cino and Maggie Murphy discuss Maggie's elevation to Austin Office Managing Shareholder in the Austin Business Journal's "Jackson Lewis law firm names Austin managing shareholder." Subscription may be required to view article Read More

October 19, 2015
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Maggie Murphy Elevated to Austin Office Managing Shareholder

October 19, 2015

AUSTIN, TX (October 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Maggie Murphy has been elevated to Office Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Austin office.  Ms. Murphy succeeds Kevin Lashus, who returns full-time to his expanding immigration law practice.... Read More

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March 11, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 21, March 2016

March 11, 2016

H-1B Cap Filing Alert Each year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issues 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 “master’s cap” visas. April 1, 2016, is the first day on which an H-1B petition may be filed for FY 2017, in anticipation of an October 1, 2016, start date. Last year, USCIS accepted 233,000 petitions in... Read More

January 5, 2016

Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads

January 5, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residency... Read More

December 4, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 20, December 2015

December 4, 2015

Proposed STEM OPT Rule Published The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) – attained from... Read More

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2016 New Mexico Labor & Employment Law Conference

June 2, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
30 Rainbow Road - Albuquerque, NM
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The NEW I-9 – Are You Ready?

May 5, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
Credits: CLE - 1 NY/CA*, HRCI - 1.0 Pend, SHRM - 1.0 Pend
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PERM Labor Certification 101

October 9, 2014 - 1:30 PM to 1:30 PM
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DHS Seeks to Lighten Employer Load with Pilot Program for Employment-Based Visa Cases
March 9, 2016

Employers can request that USCIS predetermine that they meet the requirements for certain nonimmigrant and immigrant employment-based visa categories under a new pilot program announced by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on March 3, 2016. Read More

March H-1B Madness
March 8, 2016

The H-1B visa category is the most popular nonimmigrant work visa category in the U.S. under which employers sponsor skilled, professional workers for employment. This is largely because it allows foreign graduates in the U.S. for university undergraduate and graduate education to work in the U.S. after graduation. Read More

Appeal of Injunction on Immigration Reform Executive Actions Set for Arguments
July 8, 2015

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in New Orleans, will hear arguments on July 10 as to whether a preliminary injunction on the implementation of President Barack Obama’s Executive Action policies affecting certain foreign nationals should be overturned. Read More