Jay I. Solomon

Of Counsel

Atlanta
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Biography

Jay is a partner in the Immigration & Global Migration practice and a member of the Global Commerce industry team. He assists corporations and individuals from around the world enter U.S. markets and become productive in the American economy. With over 40 years of private practice experience as an immigration lawyer, Jay is the founder of a national consortium of immigration law firms known as IMMLAW.  He is well-known for his contributions to the field of Immigration as the author of numerous articles, including “Priorities and Preferences: Keeping Place in the Immigrant Visa Line,” Federal Publications; “Immigrant Investors: A New Category,” Prentice Hall Law and Business; “Labor Certification, Strategies and Procedures, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook,” American Immigration Lawyers Association. A former President of the Georgia/Alabama Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Jay is a frequent speaker on immigration matters, both to the public and to the bar.

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Credentials

  • The University of Texas, Juris Doctor — 1973,

    with Honors

    • Legal Honorary Society Order of the Coif
  • State of Georgia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • IMMLAW, Founding Member
    • Georgia/Alabama Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Former President

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Immigration Law, Atlanta, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America (Immigration Law), 2016-20
  • Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration, Global Leader, Corporate Immigration Law, 2019
  • Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Immigration Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent for over 25 years
  • Recognized by President’s Commendation for Exemplary Service by the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Immigration Law by Martindale-Hubbell

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