Butzel Long attorney Reginald Pacis featured during Philippine Nurses Association Annual Spring Educational Conference on April 13 in Troy

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis will be a featured speaker during the Philippine Nurses Association (PNAM) Annual Spring Educational Conference on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Troy Beaumont Hospital. Pacis will discuss immigration issues for nurses.

Pacis focuses his practice in immigration law and has handled a variety of immigration matters including H-1B specialty occupation cases, L-1 Intracompany transfers, Labor Certification matters, Immigrant Visa Petitions/Adjustment of Status applications and interviews, TN Free trade cases, H-1B Department of Labor Investigations, I-9 employer verification compliance, and U.S. Port of Entry airport and land port interviews.

Pacis was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as a Commissioner to the Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission (MAPAAC), which helps address the needs and concerns of the Asian Pacific American (APA) communities in Michigan.

He was named Immigration Lawyer of the Year 2013 in the field of Immigration Law by The Best Lawyers in America and has been listed in Best Lawyers for several years. Pacis is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and the Samahang Pilipino Ng Oakland Filipino organization. He served two consecutive one-year terms from 2003 to 2005 as Chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA and was a member of the AILA National Board of Governors for those terms. Pacis previously served as Secretary (2001 to 2003) and Membership Chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA (1998 to 2003).

Pacis earned a J.D. from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University in 1996 and a B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1992. He joined the State Bar of Michigan in 1997.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing and Shanghai. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel Long on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long

Butzel Long attorney Reginald Pacis appointed by Governor Snyder to serve as a Commissioner to the Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as a Commissioner to the Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission (MAPAAC). Pacis is one of 12 people appointed to serve on the Commission. His term runs through November 30, 2022. The MAPAAC helps address the needs and concerns of the Asian Pacific American (APA) communities in Michigan.

Pacis focuses his practice in immigration law and has handled a variety of immigration matters including H-1B specialty occupation cases, L-1 Intracompany transfers, Labor Certification matters, Immigrant Visa Petitions/Adjustment of Status applications and interviews, TN Free trade cases, H-1B Department of Labor Investigations, I-9 employer verification compliance, and U.S. Port of Entry airport and land port interviews.

He was named Immigration Lawyer of the Year 2013 in the field of Immigration Law by The Best Lawyers in America and has been listed in Best Lawyers for several years. Pacis is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and the Samahang Pilipino Ng Oakland Filipino organization. He served two consecutive one-year terms from 2003 to 2005 as Chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA and was a member of the AILA National Board of Governors for those terms. Pacis previously served as Secretary (2001 to 2003) and Membership Chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA (1998 to 2003).

Pacis earned a J.D. from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University in 1996 and a B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1992. He joined the State Bar of Michigan in 1997.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing and Shanghai. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel Long on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long

U.S. News nominates Fakhoury Law Group as “Best Immigration Law Firm”

Fakhoury Law Group (FLG), an AV Preeminent-rated immigration law firm has been named as a Best  Metropolitan Tier 3 law firm in U.S. News and Best Lawyer’s Best Law Firms 2017.  Inclusion on this esteemed list requires a rigorous evaluation process encompassing client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading immigration attorneys. FLG’s presence in the 2017 list reflects our commitment to client-centered service, wide-ranging expertise in all branches of immigration law, civility, and cost-effectiveness.

For the past twenty years, FLG has steadily grown to become Michigan’s largest independently-owned immigration law firm. Rami D. Fakhoury, founder and managing partner, has guided FLG to becoming Michigan’s largest independently-owned immigration law firm. Today FLG specializes in both U.S. and global business-based immigration law and represents many leading brands in the automotive, engineering, health care, and information technology sectors. Due to our growing worldwide client base, FLG has opened branch offices in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and India in addition to its Troy, Michigan headquarters.

Fakhoury’s core values of comprehensive immigration expertise and client-centered service have distinguished FLG’s approach to immigration law, as shown by our  emphasis on lean Six Sigma processes and technology-driven case management. Mr. Fakhoury and the Fakhoury Law Group have received multiple awards such as an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, inclusion in the 2016 Inc. Magazine 5000 list, US News and World Report’s Best Law Firms for 2015 – 2016, and Global Immigration Law Firm of the Year for Excellence by Corporate NTL.  FLG’s inclusion into the 2017 Best Law Firms list only further attests to Mr. Fakhoury’s superlative contributions to, and the high ethical standards he upholds in, the practice of immigration law.

For more information about FLG’s Immigration services please contact Timothy Braswell at timb@employmentimmigration.com or visit us at:
W: www.employmentimmigrration.com
P: 248-643-4900

Fakhoury Law Group awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating for 2016

On April 5, 2016 –

For the fourth consecutive year, Mr. Rami D. Fakhoury, Managing Director of Fakhoury Law Group, achieved the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which denotes the highest level of professional excellence in legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgement, communication ability and legal experience. Mr. Fakhoury achieved this distinction after having been reviewed and recommended by peer members of the bar.

Mr. Fakhoury commented on the recognition: “The Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It is the gold standard for attorneys and I am thankful to my peers for nominating me.”

Servicing clients in a number of industries and for virtually every country in the world, Fakhoury Law Group provides mid- to large-tiered corporate clients with a single source solution for work and residence permits, visas and immigration strategy and compliance consulting. Headquartered in Michigan, with offices in California, Colorado, Florida, New York and Mumbai, Fakhoury Law Group’s staff of over 100 attorneys, paralegals and immigration consultants can effectively deal with any corporate immigration matter.

For more information, please contact Timothy Braswell at timb@employmentimmigration.com or visit us at www.employmentimmigration.com.