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Amy L. Peck

Principal
Omaha

P 402-391-1991 F 402-391-7363
Amy.Peck@jacksonlewis.com

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Amy L. Peck

Biography

Amy L. Peck is a principal in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She dedicates her practice exclusively to immigration law and worksite compliance, and she is co-leader of the firm's Immigration practice group.

Amy previously served as one of 21 directors elected to the Board of Governors of the 14,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She previously served on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council.

Amy is a member of the AILA National Verification Committee, which liaises with USCIS, ICE and OCAHO on I-9, E-verify and related worksite issues. Ms. Peck recently served on the AILA National USCIS Benefits Committee, the Interagency Committee, the Annual Conference Committee, chair of the AILA Midyear Conference Business Track, previously chaired the AILA FOIA Liaison Committee, the AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee (2010-2011) and is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group (2009 to present). She served as chair of the AILA National Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) liaison committee (2008-2010). Amy also served as chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for AILA (2008-2009) and served on the Spring Conference committee (2008-2010). She was chosen as the editor of the AILA Midyear Conference materials in 2010, and past chair of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committee (2004-2006). She is past chair of the AILA Iowa-Nebraska chapter (2001-2003), and previously served as its treasurer (1999-2000).

Amy is a frequent speaker on worksite enforcement issues, and has recently been quoted in the The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal on employment and enforcement immigration issues.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The American Lawyer, Best Lawyer, Annual Guide to Immigration Law (2011-2019)
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Immigration Law" (2010-present)
  • Chambers USA, “Immigration - Business USA” (2020)
  • Legal 500 USA, "Recommended Attorney" (2020)
  • JD Supra, "Readers' Choice Top Author" (2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence" (2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers (2011-2019)
  • The National Law Review, "Go To Thought Leader" (2019)
  • Nebraska Diplomat (2012-present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow (2014)
  • Nebraska Super Lawyers® (2012-present)
  • Omaha Magazine, "Top Lawyer" (2010-2019)
  • President’s Award for Worksite Compliance (2008)
  • Who's Who Legal, "Thought Leader in Corporate Immigration" (2020)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Missouri State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Immigration Section
  • American Immigration Council, Board of Trustees

Published Works

  • "Preemption Issues High Court Is Considering In I-9 Fraud Case," Law 360 (October 2019) [Author]
  • "Global Migration" 2010 AILA [Editor]
  • "Best FOIA Practices,” AILA 2008 and 2009 Annual Conference Handbook [Assisted in Updating Chapters]