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Maggie Murphy Elevated to Austin Office Managing Shareholder

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.

“Maggie is an exceptional lawyer and a proven leader, and we are excited for her to lead our efforts in Austin,” said Firm Chairman Vincent A. Cino. “Her reputation and strong ties to the city’s legal and business communities will be key as we look to further expand Jackson Lewis’ footprint in Texas and throughout the Southwest.”

“I am honored to take the reins in Austin, and I look forward to creating new opportunities for our attorneys,” added Murphy.

Ms. Murphy concentrates her practice on advanced U.S. immigration and nationality law and global business immigration matters, assisting employers with immigration challenges facing international workforces. More specifically, she focuses her current practice on employment-based immigration for corporate clients and outstanding professors/researchers, as well as 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 significant I-9 and LCA compliance programs for Fortune 500 organizations.

Ms. Murphy, who has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA, 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.

Jackson Lewis’ Austin office can be reached at (512) 362-7100.

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.

Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

 

For more information about Jackson Lewis, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis

T: (267) 319-7803

E: HammL@jacksonlewis.com

 

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