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Meredith K. Stewart

Principal
Boston

P 617-367-0025
F 617-367-2155
Meredith.Stewart@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Meredith K. Stewart is a Principal in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is dedicated exclusively to U.S. immigration and nationality law.

Ms. Stewart has extensive experience advising and representing employers of all sizes and their foreign national employees in a variety of U.S. immigration matters. She focuses her practice on employment-based non-immigrant visas and U.S. lawful permanent residence petitions, including H-1B visas, L-1A and L-1B visas and O-1 visas, as well as Applications for Permanent Employment Certification before the U.S. Department of Labor and first preference petitions based on extraordinary ability, outstanding research, and multinational executive/managerial role. Ms. Stewart also has significant experience in the preparation of E-2 investor visa submissions to U.S. Consulates worldwide in a variety of industries.

Ms. Stewart grew up in Italy and attended Marymount International School of Rome.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Kids in Need of Defense “Pro Bono Attorney of the Month” (February 2014)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association
  • North End Waterfront Health (Partners HealthCare), Board Member
  • Professionisti Italiani a Boston (P.I.B.)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Kids in Need of Defense (K.I.N.D), Pro Bono Attorney

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Visa Options and Requirements for Italians Living in the United States,” Italian Consulate (Boston, MA, April 2015)
  • “Immigration Law Workshop: Focus on Startups,” M.I.T. MITaly Association (Cambridge, MA, November 2014) (Presenter)
  • “Immigration Networking and Speaker Panel,” Boston University Immigration Law and Policy Society (Boston, MA, November 2013) (Panelist)

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June 12, 2017
Law 360

Meredith Stewart Comments on Implications of Extending the Laptop Ban to 71 Airports

June 12, 2017

Meredith Stewart comments on implications of expanding a possible ban on laptops and large electronics in carry-on luggage aboard U.S. bound flights to as many as 71 airports in "Carriers, Airports Face New Risks If Laptop Ban Is Expanded," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

July 7, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Expands Immigration Practice in Boston

July 7, 2015

BOSTON, MA (July 7, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Gary A. Pappas and Meredith K. Stewart have joined the firm’s Boston office. They were previously the two principals in the boutique Boston immigration firm of Pappas, Lenzo... Read More

July 7, 2015
Law 360

Sean Hanagan, Gary Pappas, Andrew Pickett and Meredith Stewart Comment on Jackson Lewis' New Boston Team

July 7, 2015

Sean Hanagan, Gary Pappas, Andrew Pickett and Meredith Stewart discuss Jackson Lewis' Boston growth in Law 360’s “Jackson Lewis Adds Immigration Shareholder, GC In Boston.” Subscription may be required to view article 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

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

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May 17

Newton, MA
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2018 Boston Labor and Employment Law Conference

May 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
2345 Commonwealth Avenue - Newton, MA
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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H-1B - Get Your Ticket for the Lottery!

February 8, 2017 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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Immigration Year-In-Review

December 7, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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Perm Basics and Strategies

September 14, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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Government Shutdown Is Over, For Now
January 22, 2018

Congress reached agreement and voted to end the government shutdown at least until February 8, 2018. In case another impasse occurs, this is how a federal government shutdown would affect immigration. Read More

International Entrepreneur Rule Survives, For Now
December 5, 2017

The Trump Administration rule delaying the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER) until March 14, 2018, had been implemented without following the necessary Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice and Comment Period regulations and was therefore illegal, a federal court has found. Read More

Federal Immigration Resources Assisting in Hurricane Response in Texas
August 29, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is deploying staff and equipment for search and rescue efforts and to work at local, state, and federal emergency operations centers in Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey. Read More