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Nicola Ai Ling Prall

Principal
Raleigh

P 919-760-6467
F 919-760-6461
PrallN@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Nicola A.L. Prall is a Principal in the Raleigh, North Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Prall practices global immigration law and employment law. She provides advice and counsel to employers on employment visas and employment verification issues, including E-Verify and I-9 compliance. Ms. Prall also provides advice and counsel on various employment law matters, including employee hiring and separation issues, preventative employment practices, and complaints regarding harassment and discrimination. Additionally, Ms. Prall has defended numerous employment discrimination cases.

Ms. Prall has presented frequently on immigration law and employment law issues. She also contributes to Jackson Lewis’ Immigration Blog and writes articles for The Carolina Employer. Ms. Prall has also written articles on retaliation and state E-Verify for NAPEO’s Legal Review.

She is a native of Brazil, and has lived in Hong Kong and England, before moving to the United States.

While at the University of Kentucky, School of Law, Ms. Prall served as Vice President of the Student Public Interest Law Foundation and Articles Editor for the Kentucky Law Journal in 2004. As an undergraduate, she studied European Union politics, minority issues, environmental policy, and citizenship issues at Copenhagen University in Denmark.

Honors and Recognitions

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Laywers Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake Women Attorneys

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May 31, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500

May 31, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 31, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2017 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee health and retirement plans,... Read More

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October 12, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 22, October 2016

October 12, 2016

Supreme Court Tied on Expansion of Obama Deferred Deportation Orders The U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 tie in a case appealing a nationwide injunction on the Obama Administration’s plans to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and create the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent... Read More

June 20, 2016

Colorado Repeals State Employment Verification Requirement

June 20, 2016

Beginning on August 10, 2016, Colorado employers will be relieved of the additional state verification and retention obligations related to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Since January 1, 2007, Colorado employers have been required to verify the work authorization of all newly hired employees — in essence,... Read More

March 31, 2016

Carolina Employer Workplace News – Spring 2016

March 31, 2016

North Carolina Legislation Removes LGBT Protections and Possible Wrongful Termination Claims The North Carolina “Single-Sex Multiple Occupancy” Act (also known as “HB-2”) prevents cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules. It is attracting nationwide attention due to its adverse... Read More

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The Cancellation of DACA – What Options Are Left for Dreamers and Employers

September 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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Immigration Hot Topics and Year-In-Review

December 10, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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So You Didn’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery – What’s Next?

June 11, 2015 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Lawsuits Over Rescission of DACA
September 13, 2017

On September 6, 2017, the day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of DACA, 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s DACA rescission. Read More

5th Circuit Throws Out I-9 Fines Against Employer for Alleged Section 2 Attestation Deficiencies
August 15, 2016

Vacating a $226,000 fine against Employer Solutions Staffing Group for alleged Form I-9 violations, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it was not a violation for employer to have one of its agents inspect original employee documents in Texas and have another person in Minnesota complete the employer attestation in Section 2 Read More

Colorado Repeals State Employment Verification Requirement
June 17, 2016

Since January 1, 2007, Colorado employers have been required to verify the work authorization of all newly hired employees – in essence, comply with federal I-9 requirements. Read More