John is an AV-rated immigration and nationality practitioner. He covers all facets of employment-based immigration, as well as family immigration and naturalization. He has in-depth experience providing strategic immigration advice and counsel to both small entrepreneurial businesses and multinational corporations.
John is nationally recognized for his expertise in representing distinguished professors, scientists and technology workers under the extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, and national interest waiver immigrant visa categories. His writing has been published in Science's online magazine, Nextwave, as well as in Mass High Tech. He frequently serves as a panel speaker and author on business immigration law and advanced strategies for immigration practitioners for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
John is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Boston Bar Association where he serves as co-chair of the Immigration Law Section. Before joining the firm, John was Of Counsel to McNamara Koenig & McCarthy, P.C. and Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP.
John received his B.A. from University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1985 and his J.D. from the New England School of Law in 1991.
Employment & Immigration
University of Massachusetts
New England School of Law
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Massachusetts Bar Assoc.
Boston Bar Assoc.