Carol A. Friend

Professional Biography

Ms. Friend is a highly skilled attorney with a concentration in the area of employment-based immigration and represents national and international companies in complex business immigration matters.

  • Represents numerous Canadian and U.S. affiliated companies at the Detroit border in obtaining work authorization for Canadian employees to work in the U.S.
  • Assists U.S. companies in evaluating Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance programs, including the evaluation and selection of electronic I-9 and E-Verify vendors
  • Serves as a national and regional conference speaker on Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance
  • Successfully obtains O-1, alien of extraordinary ability status for highly talented employees during H-1B cap droughts
  • Manages the L-1 and permanent resident process for a significant number of high-level executives employed as President, Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for major U.S. employers
  • Brings to clients a substantially high success rate in the filing of EB-1 Outstanding Researcher and International Executive/Manager immigrant petitions
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