Scott W. Wright of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP has been named one of the nation's 20 most powerful immigration attorneys in an annual guide prepared by Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon, a Los Angeles-based online legal news and lawyer-ranking site.
Wright, a partner and leader of the firm's labor and employment team, has 25 years of experience in immigration law. He advises and represents businesses across the country on I-9 and immigration compliance matters, as well as immigration law issues arising in employment decisions, mergers and acquisitions, government audits and investigations, and labor law disputes. Wright represents clients in a range of industries including manufacturing, health care, agribusiness, construction, information technology and more.
This is the third consecutive year Wright has been ranked among the top 20 immigration lawyers. He has also been the only lawyer on the list from the Midwest region of the United States for all three years.
To create the list, Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon vetted lawyers based on a number of attributes including recent headline clients and cases, proven leadership, affiliations and associations in peer-selected organizations and professional accomplishments such as publication and speaking engagements.