Contract Immigration Associate Attorney

  • 665 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Gibney attorneys share a common vision: a dedication to providing every client unparalleled personal attention, innovative solutions and practical and economical counsel. We value the contributions made by every attorney, paralegal and employee in advancing that goal. We are proud that we have remained trusted advisers to many of our clients for decades and that many of our attorneys and staff have spent their entire careers together at Gibney.

We are a team of passionate lawyers focused on collaboration and innovation. A testament to our culture, many of our attorneys, paralegals and staff have been with the firm for decades. A modern firm with traditional values, we set high standards for client service and have established a uniform level of quality that permeates the firm. We are ahead of the curve in our ability to design strategic solutions and programs for our clients, and all aspects of our legal and business operations are crafted with this goal in mind. With over 50 attorneys in New York and San Francisco, we look for attorneys and staff that share our vision.

At Gibney, we believe in a firm culture that promotes and appreciates diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.  This philosophy not only creates a better work environment, but enhances the quality of work and results we deliver to our clients.  

Job Description

We are seeking a contract associate attorney with two years of experience with business immigration, including a strong understanding of the PERM labor certification process and how it is applied to corporate clientele. You will be working with a talented group of immigration attorneys in the New York office of our close-knit, bi-coastal and full-service commercial law firm. Duties initially will be focused on PERM preparation and advisory work, but will also eventually involve a full range of diverse nonimmigrant and immigrant matters with access to a growing and exciting roster of clientele. You are a self-starter with a keen sense of responsibility, and you work effectively in groups, going the extra mile to help your colleagues, while also marketing and developing yourself professionally. If you have these characteristics, including relevant experience, a good academic background, and excellent interpersonal skills, your career progression will be complemented at Gibney by a collegial work environment, a competitive compensation package, and other benefits.



  • 1+ years of experience in drafting and managing all phases of the PERM process required
  • Business immigration experience with NIV applications (including H-1B, L-1, TN and E-3), and IV applications (including I-140, AOS)

This position requires a J.D. and bar admission to practice in at least one U.S. state.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive compensation arrangement and a collegial work environment.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.