Jayson Glassman dedicates his practice to the field of Immigration and Nationality law, specializing in both employment and family-based cases. He also advises entrepreneurs, investors, artists, entertainers and professional athletes on immigration-related matters.
Mr. Glassman also serves as Chair of the firm's Litigation Practice.
Mr. Glassman provides strategic immigration counseling to companies of all sizes and areas of business, including domestic and multi-national entities; technology, healthcare and professional services organizations; financial institutions; retail businesses; universities; hospitals; non-profits; as well as start-ups.
He advises clients on business visas; H-1B, TN, L-1, E, O-1, and H-3 petitions; labor certification and PERM applications; outstanding researcher & extraordinary ability petitions; and adjustment of status and consular processing of immigrant visa applications.
He also counsels clients on E-Verify, I-9 and H-1B/LCA compliance (including audit representation and Social Security No-Match guidance), as well as on the immigration consequences of corporate restructurings and intra-corporate transfers, and represents clients before the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA).
Mr. Glassman works closely with in-house counsel and corporate human resource departments to design and implement customized immigration programs focused on client service, immigration compliance, and streamlined case management.
Lastly, Mr. Glassman counsels investors and high net-worth individuals on Regional Center applications and individual Green Card applications under the EB-5 Investor Visa category.
Mr. Glassman seeks to represent clients from every continent and welcomes all educational, religious and cultural backgrounds.
He represents clients in routine family-based cases in their pursuit of obtaining U.S. citizenship, as well as provides counsel to U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents who seek to sponsor their family members for immigrant and nonimmigrant visas.
He also represents individuals in complex matters involving deportation and removal proceedings, waivers of inadmissibility, hardship waivers, asylum, immigration consequences of criminal convictions, and complicated naturalization and adjustment of status cases.
Mr. Glassman practices before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS", including the Service Centers and the Administrative Appeals Office), the immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, various federal trial and appellate courts, and certain U.S. Embassies and Consulates overseas.
LITIGATION AND CORPORATE PRACTICE
Prior to joining Steel, Doebley & Glassman, P.C., Mr. Glassman was a litigation partner with the law firm of Moses & Singer, LLP, a 100 + attorney firm in New York City. His litigation and corporate experience have proven to be invaluable in representing the needs of our corporate and individual clients.
Mr. Glassman has extensive litigation experience in a broad range of complex commercial and civil matters litigated in federal and state courts throughout the United States, at both the trial and appellate levels, with an emphasis on the following types of disputes: contract, real estate, securities, employment, business torts, partnership, intellectual property, class action, health care, insurance coverage, and bankruptcy.
He has significant arbitration and alternative dispute resolution experience having regularly appeared before the NASD/FINRA, AAA, and JAMS.
He has considerable corporate transactional experience, including advising clients on the drafting, negotiating and execution of business contracts and related documents; counseling senior management with respect to corporate governance, regulatory, investigatory, and intellectual property issues; and advising employers and employees on employment-related matters.
His clients have included domestic and foreign corporations, financial institutions, investment banks, broker-dealers, real estate developers (commercial and residential), condominium and cooperative boards, health care services and medical supply companies, software and technology companies, partnerships, and individuals (corporate and individual capacities).
Prior to joining Moses & Singer, LLP, Mr. Glassman was a litigation associate in the New York office of Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, where he represented clients in commercial, corporate and white collar criminal defense matters. He also served on the firm's ethics task force.
Before joining private practice, Mr. Glassman served for two years as a federal law clerk to the Honorable David Warner Hagen, United States District Judge for the District of Nevada.