Scott Wright, partner in the Faegre & Benson employment practice, has been ranked among the nation's 20 most powerful immigration attorneys in an annual guide prepared by and Human Resource Executive® and Lawdragon, a Los Angeles-based online legal news and lawyer-ranking site.
As leader of the firm's business immigration law practice, Wright brings 23 years of experience to assisting global companies with U.S. work petitions, I-9 compliance, and international visas. He also provides counsel on immigration law issues that arise in employment decisions, mergers and acquisitions, government audits and investigations, and labor law disputes. Wright is a frequent author and speaker on employment-related immigration topics.
Lawyers included in the annual guide listing were chosen from more than 5,000 submissions and through independent research. To be considered for the top 20 listing, candidates must demonstrate significant and substantive experience in their practice, have written authoritative articles, and receive exemplary evaluations by clients and peers. Wright is the only immigration law attorney on the list from the midsection of the country. His inclusion places Faegre & Benson's immigration practice among the most influential voices in the field.