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John A. Quinn

New York Metro
New York City

P 212-545-4000
F 212-972-3213


John Quinn is a Principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Quinn’s practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling. He has more than 20 years of experience, primarily focusing on immigration counseling for Fortune 500 corporations. He provides assistance to clients regarding strategy and preparation of a wide range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions to facilitate both long- and short-term temporary work assignments in the United States. He provides comprehensive guidance to clients in the development of their ongoing immigration policy and works with both human resources professionals and in-house counsel to assist employers in the development of business solutions and policies, workforce compliance, I-9 employment eligibility verification, E-Verify and best practices to avoid hiring-related discrimination.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Quinn worked with a New York-based general practice law firm, where he provided immigration counsel to clients in industries including healthcare, information technology, and arts/entertainment on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant matters. Previously, he worked with a large, exclusive immigration law firm for 12 years, where he represented clients in various industries, including information technology, sports, consumer goods, and financial institutions.

Honors and Recognitions

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Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Published Works

  • Immigration and Naturalization - Developments in the Administrative Adjudicatory Process, Part II. Visa Developments, Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2007- 2008 (American Bar Association, 2009) [Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • "LCAs: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You," AILA Annual Conference (Orlando, Florida, 2019) (Co-Panelist)
  • "PERM and the Offsite Worker," AILA Teleconference/Web Conference (2013) (Co-Panelist)
  • "Location, Location, Location – LCA and PERM Issues When the Employee is on the Move," AILA Annual Conference (San Francisco, California, 2013) (Co-Panelist)

See AllJohn A. Quinn in the News

August 7, 2017
Law 360

Jackson Lewis Expands Immigration Practice in New York City with John Quinn and Kristen Heckman

August 7, 2017

Jackson Lewis' recent additions of John Quinn and Kristen Heckman are featured in "Jackson Lewis Nabs 2 Ex-Wormser Kiely Immigration Attys," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 3, 2017
The Recorder

Jackson Lewis' Recent Expansions in San Francisco and New York Spotlighted

August 3, 2017

Jackson Lewis' recent additions of D’Anne Gleicher, John Quinn and Kristen Heckman are featured in "Jackson Lewis Welcomes Workplace Law Partner in San Francisco," published by The Recorder.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 2, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Adds Depth to Immigration Practice Group with Addition of John A. Quinn and Kristen Heckman

August 2, 2017

NEW YORK, NY (August 2, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce immigration attorneys John A. Quinn and Kristen Heckman have joined the firm’s New York City office from Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP. “John is an outstanding attorney who is highly respected in the... Read More


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Technology Industry: What You Need to Know for the 2019 H-1B Lottery

January 31, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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See AllBlog Posts by John A. Quinn

Link to Marijuana Industry as Basis for Denial of Naturalization Application?
April 22, 2019

DHS is apparently citing federal cannabis laws as grounds for denying citizenship. Read More

Travel Ban Case at the U.S. Supreme Court, But DACA Will Wait
February 28, 2018

The Supreme Court is now in the middle of two high-profile immigration cases: Travel Ban 3.0 and the DACA rescission. Read More