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About the team:
KPMG’s Immigration Law practice is looking for an Attorney (NIV), to join our US Immigration Law group. You will be part of a busy, fast-paced and ever-changing environment. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a team work environment with client contact. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills, with a desire to work in and promote a client first focused culture.
KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP. Since our approach is to be an integrated multidisciplinary firm, our team of lawyers work closely with accountants on client engagements in other tax practice areas.
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What you will do:
Independently and effectively manage a high volume of corporate immigration cases under strict deadlines
Supervise a team of support staff, including Administrators and Coordinators
Provide timely, comprehensive, and strategic legal counsel related to NIV
Develop and maintain client relationships
Track cases in progress to monitor for timing issues and overall client satisfaction
Conduct legal research and draft advisory opinions
Notify clients of changes in immigration law and draft alerts for publication
Stay current with changes in immigration law
Participate in speaking engagements and other thought leadership opportunities
Demonstrable business development and involvement in RFP processes
Responsible for providing support and coaching to more junior team members
What you bring to this role:
Law degree from an accredited institution
Called to a US Bar and in good standing
At least 2 years of experience with high-volume business immigration, including experience with B-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, I-140, and I-485 applications
PERM experience is an asset
Strong technical knowledge and legal writing skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Experience using legal case management software
Keys to your success:
Outstanding communication, research, and analytical skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment
Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.
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As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and/or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.
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