Immigration Legal Writer

Greenberg Traurig | Atlanta, GA

About Job

The Immigration Legal Writer position will be responsible for drafting and editing legal documents for the highly specialized Business Immigration team. This role will assist the team with a wide range of writing projects including drafting business immigration petitions, including recommendation letters and petition letters. Experience in efficiently and accurately summarizing complex information and/or industry-specific research is very helpful.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Draft, review, and edit technical/legal documents and letters based on internal materials
• Writing intensive immigration petitions (O-1A, EB-1A, & EB-2 NIW)
• Writing detailed support letters and letters of recommendation
• Writing summaries of published works of foreign nationals
• Revise documents according to internal specifications and client feedback
• Reply to client messages in the case management system

Skills & Competencies:

• Excellent writing, editing, research, and critical thinking skills
• Ability to gain a basic understanding of a variety of different industry- specific topics that include: fashion, pharmaceuticals, medical device, oil & gas, etc.
• Ability to present complex research in clear, concise prose accessible to a wide audience
• Outstanding client service skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent time management
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation
• High degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently under tight deadlines
• Ability to work in fast paced environment

Qualifications & Prior Experience:

• Seeking 2+ years of complex writing experience, no prior legal or immigration experience required, however a plus if you have prior immigration paralegal experience
• Writing or liberal arts related Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
• Professional Writing and/or editing experience
• Strong computer skills, Microsoft Word proficiency, Google Docs
• Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly
• Please submit a brief expository writing sample with application