KoKo Huang is an Associate in the Seattle, Washington, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has extensive experience in business immigration law and employment law.
Ms. Huang's immigration practice focuses on assisting employers with a wide range of employment-based immigration matters. She advises clients on best practices and compliance with disclosure and documentation requirements from governmental agencies such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Labor, and Department of State. She assists employers in various industries with securing work authorization for foreign national employees in the United States (e.g. H-1B, L, TN, E, O visas). She also represents companies and individuals in the preparation of employment-based immigrant petitions and permanent residence applications.
Ms. Huang's employment law experience includes counseling clients on defending employment claims involving discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge. She also advises clients on hiring; terminations; wage and hour issues; EEOC charges; and federal, state, and local employment statutes. Ms. Huang regularly presents at seminars and provides training to employers and human resource professionals on immigration and employment law.
Ms. Huang spent a year of her undergraduate education abroad in China at Fudan University in Shanghai and Nanjing University in Nanjing, studying Chinese culture, development and economics. While attending law school, she was Executive Editor of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice and was a recipient of the CALI Award for Legal Writing. Ms. Huang also speaks Mandarin Chinese and Shanghai dialect.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Asian Sisters Participating in Reaching Excellence, Inc., Advisor
•Bowdoin Club of Seattle
•Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Volunteer representing asylum applicants pro bono
•Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), Volunteer
• Health Care Reform's Big Impact on HR, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (May 2012) [Co-Author]
• Labor and Employment Relations, Doing Business in Washington State: A Guide for Foreign Businesses and Investment, Ch. 23, 5th Ed. (July 2010) [Co-Author]
• Health Care Reform's Big Impact on HR, Washington Healthcare News Vol. 5 (June 2010) [Co-Author]
• Note, Reimaging and Redefining the Dream: A Proposal for Improving Access to Higher Education for undocumented Immigrants, Seattle J. Soc. Just Vol. 6, Is. 431 (May 2007) [Author]
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