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|University ||University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1984|
|Law School||University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1987|
|Admitted||1987, Missouri; 1994, Nebraska; Iowa; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit|
Bar & Professional Association Memberships
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Missouri State Bar
Nebraska State Bar Association
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. Ms. Peck is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association's Immigration Law Section Executive Committee (2014-present). 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 Law Directory, has been listed in the US News “Best Lawyers” report (2010 - 2014), a “Top Lawyer” in Omaha Magazine (2010-2013) and was selected by her peers as Best Lawyer for 2011 Annual Guide to Immigration Law, featured in The American Lawyer. She was selected for Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers 2011-2014. Ms. Peck has been AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 2010. She was named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Omaha Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year. Ms. Peck was selected for inclusion in the 2012-2014 Great Plains Super Lawyer. She was selected by her professional peers for inclusion in the 2014 and 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Immigration Law. Ms. Peck is a member of Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration from 2010-present.
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
•US News Best Lawyers 2010 - 2013
•Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers 2011
•Omaha Magazine Top Lawyer 2010
•Omaha Magazine Top Lawyer 2011
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Worksite Implications of Department of Homeland Security Shutdown
Michael H. Neifach,Amy L. Peck, March 30, 2015
With the upcoming potential lapse in funding of the Department of Homeland Security, employers may encounter worksite compliance issues because the E-Verify program may be unavailable at the end of the day on February 27th. Should this happen, employers will not be able to create E-Verify cases to...
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