Friday, October 17, 2008

Noemi Masliah Selected by SuperLawyers as "Seriously Outstanding"

Super Lawyers
Seriously Outstanding
only 5% selected each year

For the second year, Noemi Masliah was selected as on of the few "seriously outstanding" attorneys in the field of immigration and nationality law in the New York metropolitan area.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Jorge Campos, Fabrice Van Michel Join M & S

This year we welcomed two recent LLM graduates to the firm. Both have sat for the New York Bar exam and both look forward to applying for admission to the bar soon. Together they represent a diverse background of life experiences, education and employment histories. They are now hard at work as law clerks alongside the attorneys in our office working on issues ranging from employment and family based immigration to asylum applications.

Jorge Campos has been engaged in detailed analytic international law issues for more than eight years. Between 2001 and 2005, Jorge served as an attorney for Grupo ICA in Mexico City, providing legal advice in connection with international financial transactions and labor law. Between 1996 and 2001 he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Mexico City as an in-house counsel providing legal advice on a broad range of issues including immigration and labor law, employee benefits, tax and corporate law. In 2006, he received his LLM from Fordham University in Information Technology and Intellectual Property. Prior to that he received his MBA from Thunderbird, the International School of Business Management in Glendale, Arizona. In 1999 he received his masters in Labor Law from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico in Mexico City and was admitted to practice in Mexico in the same year, Jorge Campos received his law degree in 1997 from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico in Mexico city He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Fabrice Van Michel is a native of Belgium but was raised in Germany and France. With a focus on immigration, he obtained a law degree at the University of the Sorbonne in Paris, a Master’s degree in European studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, and a second Master’s degree in Human Rights at the University of Louvain. For several years thereafter he practiced immigration and asylum law at the Conseil d'Etat, the highest administrative court in Belgium. Fluent in French, German, English, and Spanish, he co-authored the publication "Freedom of Movement of Persons", a discourse on worker immigration throughout the European Union, a subject he further explored while volunteering with the NGO "Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants" (PICUM). In 2008, Fabrice completed his LL.M at Columbia Law School in New York City as a Fulbright scholar.