Lance Kaplan

Lance Kaplan
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Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

Lance is the managing partner for Fragomen’s international practice group and oversees the firm’s interests in all of our non-US locations. He is also a member of the firm's executive committee. He represents some of the world's largest multinational corporations spanning a wide range of industries. Lance has extensive experience in formulating and implementing sophisticated worldwide global mobility programmes that comply with the immigration laws and regulations of jurisdictions around the world. He also advises clients on extremely complex and highly sensitive country-specific matters.

Known for his acumen with respect to global immigration, Lance has presented to the United Nations and has testified before the US House subcommittee on immigration and before the US Senate. He has also participated in numerous government panels addressing immigration issues and he has advised government committees with respect to best practices in the context of global immigration.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Lance was the partner responsible for global immigration at a Big Four accounting firm. Based in Australia, he represented large international companies with respect to in-bound Australian matters as well as global and regional immigration matters. Prior to relocating to Australia, Lance practised US immigration law in California for eight years.

Lance is a member of the International Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. His publications and lectures include: panellist, “The Impact of Migration on Jobs of the Future” at the European School of Management and Technology Annual Forum 2013: The Future of Jobs in Berlin, June 2013; “Skilled Migration to India: Complex Procedures Await International Assignees and Their Employers”, with Nancy Morowitz, International Law News, American Bar Association, Spring 2009; “The European Union: Immigration Requirements for New Member States”, Global HR News, Volume 5, Issue 3; and “Global Mobility v Border Security: International Developments”, with Careen Shannon, Global HR News, Volume 4, Issue 4. He was the presenter of “Managing Migration: A Comparative Analysis” and “Regional Migration Management: A Focus on Labour Migration”, with Austin T Fragomen, Jr, international migration law course at the United Nations Headquarters, June 2007.

Lance has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who Legal.

Lance is admitted to practise in California and the District of Columbia, and is registered as a member of the Flemish Bar in Brussels. He is an attorney and counsellor of law (Frankfurt, Germany), and is a registered foreign lawyer in the United Kingdom, as well as a registered migration agent in Australia.

He was educated at California Western School of Law (JD, 1988) and the University of the Witwatersrand (BA, 1985).

WWL says: Lance Kaplan is a global immigration specialist who is widely recognised for his impressive expertise advising companies on mobility programmes and complex regulatory matters.

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

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