Mariette (Jet) J. Stigter counsels employers in all aspects of global immigration law, including strategic resource planning for global projects on behalf of multinational corporations and assessing best practices to meet the needs of individual clients. Ms. Stigter's global experience includes immigration laws in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas. She also advises clients on U.S. immigration matters.
Ms. Stigter also advises and assists corporate clients on the development of comprehensive global human resource strategies, and she has conducted training sessions for supervisors, managers and employees regarding multiple aspects of international transfers.
Ms. Stigter received a Dutch J.D. degree from Rijksuniversiteit Leiden - Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid in Leiden, the Netherlands, in 1998, where she was a member of the Leiden Journal of International Law. She also holds an LL.M. from Emory University School of Law and an LL.M. in Law and Economics from Universitat Hamburg Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft II in Hamburg, Germany. Ms. Stigter is fluent in Dutch and English and speaks conversational German and basic French.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2014-present
•Berry Appleman & Leiden, LLP
- Director, Global Practice, 2011-2014
- Senior Attorney, 2008-2011
•Tindall & Foster P.C.
- Associate, 2006-2007
Honors & Awards
•Listed in Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, 2015
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice 2015, San Francisco, California, May 21, 2015
•Speaker, Expatise Conference Employing Staff In and From Asia, Amsterdam, November 18, 2014
•Speaker, Horrible Headlines: Lessons from Employment and Immigration Law Controversies in the News This Year, Duane Morris Employment, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group, San Francisco, October 15, 2014
•Speaker, Worldwide ERC 2014 Workforce Symposium, Chicago, October 9, 2014
•Speaker, ERC The Americas Summit, Las Vegas, May 2013
•Speaker, AILA 2013 Annual Conference on Immigration Law, San Francisco, June 2013
•Speaker, AILA 2012 Annual Conference on Immigration Law, Nashville, June 2012
•Speaker, ERC The Global Workforce Summit: Talent Mobility in EMEA, London, February 2012
•Speaker, AILA 2011 Annual Conference on Immigration Law, San Diego, June 2011
•Speaker, ERC The Global Workforce Summit: Talent Mobility in EMEA, Amsterdam, June 2011
•Speaker, Global Personnel Alliance, Washington, D.C., May 2011
•Trainer, Module #1, Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) designation, Global Workforce Summit: Focus on EMEA, Frankfurt, Germany, June 2010
•Author, Global Immigration Alerts, Duane Morris Alert, March 3, 2015
•Author, Twas the Night Before Christmas Immigration Journey, Duane Morris LLP, December 18, 2014