Shanon R. Stevenson: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Shanon R. Stevenson

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Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 240-5842

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Practice Areas

  • Business Immigration
  • Citizenship and Naturalization
  • Consular Processing
  • Employment Authorizations
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Verification
  • Employment Visas
  • E-Verify
  • Global Immigration
  • I-9 Compliance
  • Immigration Discrimination
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 - IRCA
  • Investor Visas
  • Labor Certifications - PERMS
  • Permanent Visas
  • Visas
 
University Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, B.A., 1994
 
Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA, J.D., 1997
 
Admitted1998, Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Member, Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA)
Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Member, National Employment Law Council

 
LanguagesPunjabi
 
Biography

Shanon Stevenson is a partner in the Atlanta office and a member of the firm's Global Immigration Practice Group. Shanon's practice focuses on corporate immigration law.

She began practicing in this area in 1998. She has comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience in a broad range of immigration areas, including advising clients on current immigration legislation, handling nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications, outbound visas, Export Administration Regulation Deemed Export determinations, and advising employers on I-9 compliance.

Shanon is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She has been repeatedly recognized for her immigration practice inGeorgia Super Lawyers - Rising Stars. Shanon is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

RecognitionShanon has been repeatedly recognized for her immigration practice inGeorgia Super Lawyers - Rising Stars. Shanon is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

News/Media

Let the H-1B Games Begin: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor
March 26, 2014

Automatic Visa Revalidation - Skip the Daunting Visa Interview at the U.S. Consulate Abroad
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - July 24, 2013

USCIS Finally Releases New Form I-9
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - March 13, 2013

12 Steps To Immigration Compliance in 2012
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - February 3, 2013

Top 12 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made In 2012
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - November 20, 2012

Top 11 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made In 2011
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - December 20, 2011

Show Us The Workers - U.S. Employers Struggle to Fill Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Positions
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - October 12, 2011

Tapping U.S. Employees To Work In An Untapped Canadian Market
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - August 2, 2011

Oh Canada! Canada Toughens Stance on Business Visitors
Fisher & Phillips Cross Border Blog - May 24, 2011

H-1B Employers Must Toe-The-Line
Fisher & Phillips Wage and Hour Laws Blog - April 25, 2011

Quotes and Soundbites

H-1B Visa Demand Spike Predicted
March 18, 2014

H-1B Visa Lottery: April's Full Day
March 28, 2013

Newsletter Articles

Get A Passing Grade When Employing H-1B Teachers
October 1, 2011

H-1B Labor Condition Application Violations Could Cost Your Company Millions
September 1, 2010

New I-9 Form Audit : Make sure Your Employer Completes the New Form Correctly
Webinar for HRWebAdvisor
April 2014

The New Form I-9: Planting Seeds of Compliance
Florida Specialty Crop Foundation's Agricultural Labor Relations Forum
September 2013, Orlando, Florida

New I-9 Form Audit : Make sure Your Employer Completes the New Form Correctly
Webinar for HRWebAdvisor
July 2013

Anatomy of an I-9 Audit
Webinar for Netchex
July 2013

Top 12 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made in 2012
23rd Annual SHRM-Atlanta Human Resources Conference, Atlanta, GA
April, 2013

I-9 Requirements
One Day, Many Solutions Employment Law Coast-to-Coast Seminar
Presented by Fisher & Phillips LLP, Atlanta, GA
April 2013

I-9s Recordkeeping: Best Practices for Completing, Storing and Re-Verifying
Business & Legal Resources (BLR), Virtual Summit on Immigration
March 2013

Preventing Problems at the Port of Entry
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA),
Georgia-Alabama Chapter Annual Conference
February 2013

Navigating ICE-y Waters: Immigration Compliance Problems & Solutions
Daily Report In-House Counsel CLE Seminar - Atlanta, GA
March 2012

I-9s: How to Avoid DHS/ICE Scrutiny & Fines Amid Record-Breaking Enforcement Efforts
Business & Legal Resources (BLR) Webinar - Atlanta, GA
March 2011

The H-2B Roller Coaster
Small Business Workforce Alliance Annual Conference - Washington, D.C.
March 2011

Hiring Foreign Nationals: Navigating the Immigration System
SHRM Atlanta Northeast GEM Meeting - Duluth, GA
January 2011

Immigration Hot Topics - What You Need to Know Right Now
Douglas County Human Resources Academy - Lithia Springs, GA
March 2010

Community


International Foundation For Montessori Education, Member
Atlanta Montessori International School, Parent Association
Atlanta Young Singers of Callanwolde, Volunteer
Japan- America Society of Georgia, Member

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Work; ; Provides world-wide immigration services for $2+ billion Fortune 1000 technology company with 7,000+ employees in 15 countries through North America, Latin America and Europe, including the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil, Peru, Chile, India and Spain. ; Advises employers during USCIS site visits, USDOL H-1B wage and hour investigations and Immigration and Customs Enforcement inspections. ; Obtains nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, L-2, TN, E-3, H-3, H-2B, J-1, O-1, P-1, B-1, B-2, E-2 and E-1 visas. ; Obtains immigrant visas, including PERM labor certifications. ; Obtains outbound visas, including business visas, work visas and permanent residence applications to the U.K., Canada, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Turkmenistan and Spain. ; Analyzes Export Administration Regulations to render deemed export determinations. ; Advises employers on I-9 compliance, E-verify and the myriad of state immigration laws. ; Represents employers in discrimination complaints filed with U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for immigration related unfair employment practices.
 
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Let the H-1B Games Begin: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor
Shanon R. Stevenson, April 8, 2014
Katniss Everdeen’s bow and arrow will not help employers on April 1st, 2014 when the competition for H-1B work visas begins. On April 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) begins accepting H-1B petitions for foreign workers in professional or specialty occupation...

Automatic Visa Revalidation - Skip the Daunting Visa Interview at the U.S. Consulate Abroad
Shanon R. Stevenson, July 29, 2013
Many global companies regularly send workers to train or attend meetings in Canada or Mexico. One issue often facing these employers is having to factor in the time and expense for their foreign workers to attend daunting visa interviews at the U.S. Consulate abroad to renew expired U.S. visas...


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Shanon R. Stevenson

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
AtlantaGA 30309




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