If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our growing Paralegal department supporting the Global Mobility & Migration practice, in any Mayer Brown U.S. office location (Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Washington DC), as a Paralegal.
The right candidate for this position should have 2+ years’ experience in high-volume global corporate visa processing, including experience coordinating work permit, residence permit, and visa requirements for multiple regions including Europe, Middle East, and Asia. He/she must have experience and a desire to work in a fast-paced and high-volume environment, possessing an attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and enjoy providing top quality customer service to assist our growing GMM team in managing the mobility needs of our diverse, Fortune 500 client base. Further, the individual should have a curiosity to learn new areas of the law and think creatively, as we seek to provide all team members with a diverse portfolio of immigration and mobility matters.
The position will have the following responsibilities:
Provide consular application services, including coordinating visa applications and document legalization/authentication.
Under the supervision of an attorney, assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.
Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines.
Maintain a high sense of urgency and commitment to meet deadlines while meeting client requirements.
Adhere to strict delivery schedules and timelines to ensure timely delivery of services and work product.
Qualifications required for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree with solid academic credentials and 2+ years of relevant experience.
Experience must include managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
Experience working on global immigration matters, including consular processing and document legalization/authentication.
Experience delivering client services in accordance with SLAs.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
About Mayer Brown LLP
About Mayer Brown and the Global Mobility & Migration Practice: Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. Within this globally diverse platform is a select group of lawyers and professionals dedicated to global immigration and mobility. Our Global Mobility & Migration team is known for innovation in the provision of immigration services. Our mindset, rooted in our diverse, global expertise, has been and continues to be entrepreneurial. We are a premier global mobility practice in a top 20 firm. We represent Fortune 500/Global 200 companies and often work closely with lawyers in the firm’s Regulatory, Litigation, White Collar/Investigations and Transactional practices.
We pride ourselves on being ahead of the curve and finding holistic and commercially-driven solutions to protect our clients and their brand. We foster a respectful and inclusive team environment while promoting professional growth and development. We remain committed to our guiding principles – our people, our clients, the integrity of our practice, a commitment to innovation and responsible citizenship. These factors define our practice and drive our success.