Amy L. Peck is a Shareholder in the Omaha, Nebraska office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She dedicates her practice exclusively to immigration law.
Ms. Peck is one of 21 Directors elected to serve on the 14,000 member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors. She currently is on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council. Ms. Peck is currently serving on the AILA National USCIS Liaison Committee. She recently served on the AILA Interagency Committee, The Annual Conference Committee, previously chaired the AILA FOIA Liaison Committee, the AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee (2010-2011) and is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group (2009 to present). Ms. Peck previously served on the AILA National Verification Liaison Committee, which liaisons with OCAHO on I-9 and worksite verification issues and I-9 enforcement policies (2010-2011). She served as Chair of the AILA National Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) liaison committee (2008-2010). Ms. Peck also served as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for AILA (2008-2009) and served on the Spring Conference committee (2008-2010). She was chosen as the editor of the AILA Midyear Conference materials in 2010, and past Chair of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committee (2004-2006). She is past Chair of the AILA Iowa-Nebraska chapter (2001-2003), and previously served as its treasurer (1999-2000). Ms. Peck received the President's Award for Worksite Compliance in 2008 and has received the top AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell since 2010 . In addition, she has been named a “Top Lawyer” in Omaha Magazine (2010-2013). Ms. Peck was selected for Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers from 2011-2014, and named the 2012 Omaha Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America, where she has been selected for inclusion in the category of Immigration Law since 2010. Finally, Ms. Peck has been recognized in Great Plains Super Lawyers since 2012.
Ms. Peck is a frequent speaker on worksite enforcement issues, and has recently been quoted in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on employment and enforcement immigration issues.
Ms. Peck is admitted to practice law in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, the District of Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, North and South Dakota.
Ms. Peck received her B.A. from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1984. She earned her J.D. from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1987.
Best FOIA Practices,” AILA 2008 and 2009 Annual Conference Handbook [Assisted in Updating Chapters]
Global Migration 2010 AILA [Editor]
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
• President's Award for Worksite Enforcement, 2008