David S. Jones: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

David S. Jones

Principal
Memphis,  TN  U.S.A.
Phone901-462-2607

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Practice Areas

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
  • Immigration
 
University University of Memphis, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D., 1999
 
Admitted1999, Tennessee; 2000, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

American Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
National Association of Foreign Student Advisors
NAFSA Trainer Corps
University of Memphis Academic Internship Advisory Board

 
LanguagesFrench; German; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish
 
Biography

David S. Jones is a Principal in the Memphis, Tennessee, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He also maintains a practice in the Las Vegas, Nevada, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has practiced law exclusively in the area of immigration and related employment matters for over 15 years.

Mr. Jones represents clients in complex matters relating to both immigration benefits and enforcement and in proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, the Department of Justice and the Department of State, as well as in matters related to citizenship status discrimination and export control compliance under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Mr. Jones has extensive experience in assisting companies with hires or transfers of employees from outside of the U.S. in industries such as: Agriculture, Banking and Finance, Chemicals, Construction, Energy, Entertainment, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality, Information Technology, Insurance, Logistics, Manufacturing, Mining, Recycling, Research, Restaurant, Retail and Sports.

Mr. Jones is a regular author and conference speaker and has presented before numerous organizations including Association of Corporate Counsel, Society of Human Resources Managers, NAFSA - Association of International Educators, National Association of Colleges and Employers, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and various Bar Associations. Mr. Jones also frequently participates in outreach programs educating the bar and public about legal issues through pro bono clinics, interviews, and seminars.

Published Works

•“Surviving the ICE Age, ” HRPros Magazine (April, 2012) [Author]
•“The Growth of State Immigration and E-Verify Legislation, ” PEO Insider (April, 2012) [Co-Author]
•“Immigration Overview (U.S.), ” ACC QuickCounsel (March 2012) [Co-Author]
•“State Immigration Legislation in the Midsouth, ” HRPros Magazine (February, 2012) [Author]
•“Mandatory E-Verify: A PEO's Guide to State E-Verify Laws, ” NAPEO Legal Insights, Volume 4, Number 3 (December 2011) [Co-Author]
•“Immigration Essentials for In House Counsel: The Current and Future State of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy, ” ACC Docket (May 2010) [Co-Author]
•“A Chance For Real Immigration Reform, ” Law360, Doc. No. 99438 (May 7, 2010) [Author]
• Best Practices for Immigration Law Office Management, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (January 2008) [Assisted in Updating Chapters]
• Technology for the Immigration Practitioner, Immigration & Nationality Handbook (January 2006) [Co-Author]
• Protecting Your Data and Recovering from a Disaster, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (September 2005) [Co-Author]
• The Personal Digital Assistant (PDA): Six Ways It Can Change Your Life... In an Instant! Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (May 2005) [Co-Author]
• Cutting the Cord: The New World of Wi-Fi, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (September 2004) [Co-Author]
• Gadgets for Today's Immigration Lawyer, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (March 2004) [Co-Author]
• Selected Bibliography Of Print And Electronic Resources For The Immigration Practitioner, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (January 2004) [Assisted in Updating Chapters]
• Extranets and the Immigration Practitioner, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (November 2003) [Co-Author]
• Selected Bibliography Of Print And Electronic Resources For The Immigration Practitioner, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (January 2002) [Assisted in Updating Chapters]
• U.S. Immigration-A Legacy of Reform and Reorganization: Problems and Possible Solutions, J. INT'L L., 409 (January 1997) [Author]

Publications

January 5, 2016

Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads

January 5, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residency

December 4, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 20, December 2015

December 4, 2015

Proposed STEM OPT Rule PublishedThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from

November 9, 2015

Proposed New Optional Practical Training (OPT) Rules

November 9, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from accredited institutions - to extend

Blogs

Immigration

USCIS and DOS Announce Revised Procedures for Determining Visa Availability for Applicants Waiting to File for Adjustment of Status
September 9, 2015

On September 9, 2015, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) and the Department of State (“DOS”), announced new procedures for determining visa availability for applicants waiting to file adjustment of status applications. These revisions are intended to implement executive actions by President Obama.

By David S. Jones

Immigration

Cautionary Tale for EB-5 Investors
August 28, 2015

The SEC has sued Seattle developer Lobsang Dargey, alleging that he misappropriated $17 million from investors in his EB-5 program, and announcing a freeze of Dargey's assets at the same time.

By David S. Jones

Immigration

Board Orders Conditional Reinstatement of Undocumented Workers
April 21, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board has held on remand from a federal appeals court that “conditional reinstatement is an appropriate remedy where an employer knowingly employed individuals who lack authorization to work in the United States and then discharged them in violation of the N[ational] L[abor] R[elations] A[ct].” Mezonos Maven

By David S. Jones

In the News

May 29, 2015

Immigration Law 360

David Jones Discusses the Power of E-Verify Info

May 29, 2015

David Jones is quoted in Immigration Law 360's Record-Breaking Bias Fine Hints At Power Of E-Verify Info. View Article (subscription may be required) (Also at Las Vegas, Nevada Office)

 
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David S. Jones

999 Shady Grove Road, Suite 110
MemphisTN 38120




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