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Meredith K. Stewart


P 617-367-0025 F 617-367-2155


Meredith K. Stewart


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.

Meredith 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 primarily employment-based nonimmigrant visas and U.S. lawful permanent residence petitions in both private industry and in academia. Meredith has worked on filings for a range of nonimmigrant visas from E-1/2 to R-1 visas, including E-1/2, F-1,  H-1B, J-1, L-1A/L-1B, O-1, P-2/3, Q-1, and R-1, 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 in the U.S. lawful permanent residence context. 

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

Honors and Recognitions

  • Boston Magazine, “Top Lawyers” (2021)
  • Chambers USA, “Labor & Employment” (2020)   
  • Kids in Need of Defense “Pro Bono Attorney of the Month” (February 2014)
  • Legal 500 USA, "Recommended Attorney" (2020)

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


  • "Recent visa and travel ban regulations for Italians living in the US,” (webinar) Sponsored by Professionisti Italiani a Boston (December 2020)
  • "Immigration Trends and Visa Options for Italians Living In the U.S," Sponsored by Professionisti Italiani a Boston and hosted by The Consulate General of Italy In Boston (Boston, MA, March 2019)
  • “Visa Options and Requirements for Italians Living in the United States,” Sponsored by Professionisti Italiani a Boston and hosted by The Consulate General of Italy In Boston (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)