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Kristi Taylor

Kristi Taylor
Office:
5080 Spectrum Drive
Suite 850W
75001
City:
Addison
State:
Texas
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 469 791 0370
Fax:
+1 972 233 3134

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

Kristi is a partner in the firm’s Dallas office. Kristi focuses her practice on corporate immigration, worksite immigration compliance, and the development and implementation of global mobility immigration programs. She advises Fortune 500 clients on a wide variety of complex immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including defending employer sanctions cases, helping develop strategies for addressing workforce reductions, and assisting with due diligence and other immigration issues during mergers and acquisitions. She also advises clients on the maintenance of public access files and I-9 program improvement and compliance. Her practice focuses on a diverse client industry, including telecommunications, engineering, architecture, healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and financial service.

Kristi assisted a large corporation with a nationwide internal I-9 audit, developed I-9 best practices, conducted training for their management staff, advised on enrolment in E-Verify, and assisted with the development of an electronic I-9 programme. Additionally, she assisted an engineering corporation with the development of a centralised internal immigration program for their non-immigrant and immigrant needs, and developed immigration procedures and policies to support this endeavour. Further, she provided immigration training to their human resource professionals and recruiters, and developed a deemed export process within the immigration programme.

Kristi has spoken on various topics at immigration conferences and lectures, including: “Steps to Protect and Defend Your Company from an Office of Special Counsel Investigation”, In-House Counsel Summit, Texas Lawyer, Dallas, Texas November 2015; “The New Two-Page I-9: A Deep Dive for HR & Legal Professionals”; Lecture, Rock Center for Corporate Governance 3rd Annual Worksite Immigration Compliance Symposium, Palo Alto, CA, April 2013; “Dealing with USCIS on Difficult I-140 Issues” ; Lecture, American Immigration Lawyers Association Texas and Midsouth Chapter Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2012; “Hot Topics in Employment Based Cases”; Lecture, American Immigration Lawyers Association Texas Chapter Spring Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 2012; “Gettin’ a Handle on I-140s: Current Trends in Adjudications”; Lecture, American Immigration Lawyers Association Texas Chapter Spring Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, April 2011“Term Limits: Counselling the Terminated Employee”; Lecture, American Immigration Lawyers Association 2010 Annual Conference, National Harbor, MD, June 2010.

Kristi is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the National Association of Women Lawyers and the Dallas Bar Association and has been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration (Law Business Research, 2016–2017).

WWL says: The "very impressive, knowledgeable and responsive" Kristi Taylor is a "very trusted partner who is there for us whenever needed", say clients.

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

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