Maxine D. Bayley practices in the area of immigration law, representing clients in matters involving the employment of foreign nationals in a variety of industries, with a particular focus on intracompany transfers of managers, executives and employees with specialized knowledge.
Ms. Bayley's practice also involves representing individuals regarding adjustment of status and naturalization applications, non-immigrant and immigrant waivers of inadmissibility, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions and asylum applications. In addition, she has experience with federal court litigation, drafting complaints and motions for summary judgment and with appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and petitions for review in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits.
Ms. Bayley is a 2004 graduate of the American University, Washington College of Law, where she represented individuals in the International Law and Human Rights clinic, and a 2001 graduate of Gonzaga University.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2009-present
•Lawler & Lawler
- Associate, 2006-2009
•Maggio & Kattar, P.C.
- Associate, 2004-2006
- Law Clerk, 2003-2004
•Author, Immigration is Watching, California Lawyer, December 2011
•Author, Practical Tips for Preparing L-1B Petitions, published in materials for the AILA California Chapters Conference, November 2011
•Co-author, EB-2 Visas for China and India Move Five Months and Other Immigration Law Updates, Duane Morris Alert, June 21, 2011
•Co-author, USCIS's Fee Increases and Other Immigration Law Updates, Duane Morris Alert, September 13, 2010
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice 2015, San Francisco, California, May 21, 2015
•Speaker, Obama's Executive Action: How it Impacts Immigrants, Bar Association of San Francisco, May 7, 2015
•Speaker, Developments in Workplace Law and Practice, Duane Morris Employment, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group, San Francisco, May 22, 2014
•Panelist, Representing the Multinational Specialized Knowledge Worker - Advanced L-1B Issues and Requirements, AILA California Chapters Conference, 2011
•Speaker, H-1B Visas for Specialty Occupations, Bar Association of San Francisco, September 27, 2011