Rodney Malpert

Rodney Malpert
2121 Tasman Drive
Santa Clara
+1 408 330 1144


Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

Rod is a West Coast partner who manages the Phoenix office and particular teams in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices. His primary office is in Silicon Valley. Rod is experienced in all aspects of business-immigration and related laws, with emphasis on PERM Labor Certification, National Interest Waivers, EB1 for Outstanding Researchers and Extraordinary Ability, corporate reorganisations, pre-hire processes/discrimination, lobbying and legislative analysis, and non-immigrant statuses. Prior to joining Fragomen in 2008, he was a shareholder for Littler Mendelson, where he managed the Worldwide US immigration practice. His law firm experience also includes practices at Baker Botts and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. Formerly, Rod was senior counsel at Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas, where he managed global immigration. Rod has taught business immigration law at Arizona State University Law School and comprehensive immigration law at Southern Methodist University Law School for many years.

Rod is the author of two annually updated loose-leaf treatises: Business Immigration Law: Strategies for Employing Foreign Nationals; and Business Immigration Law: Forms and Filings. He also has for many years been an editor of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) annual conference book. Rod is a frequent speaker and contributor to a variety of organisations, including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI), and trade groups. He is also very active in immigration reform proposals to Congress and agencies. Rod appears in the 2010-2018 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration.

Rod is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association; adjunct professor of the Arizona State University Law School; member of the Arizona Technology Council’s law and technology committee; member of the TechAmerica Southwest executive board; former member of the Global Commission on International Migration; and former member of the board of directors, American Council for International Personnel (ACIP).

WWL says: Rodney Malpert is commended for his impressive immigration practice which includes corporate restructurings, hiring processes and PERM labour certifications.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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