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Elizabeth McKee

Counsel

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 881-5451
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Elizabeth McKee is counsel in the Immigration Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Atlanta office. She provides counsel to clients on a wide variety of business immigration matters, including labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, and obtaining nonimmigrant status.  Ms. McKee also has significant experience with nonimmigrant work visas, PERM/permanent residence applications, and immigration-related agency investigations and audits.  Her client base has included Fortune 100 corporations, and small and start-up businesses from industries including information technology, automotive manufacturing, and financial services.  Ms. McKee has also assisted companies by performing I-9 audit reviews and she has developed and presented immigration training programs for corporate human resources professionals on topics including compliance with I-9 and Department of Labor regulations as well as the E-Verify system.

Elizabeth McKee is counsel in the Immigration Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Atlanta office. She provides counsel to clients on a wide variety of business immigration matters, including labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, and obtaining nonimmigrant status.  Ms. McKee also has significant experience with nonimmigrant work visas, PERM/permanent residence applications, and immigration-related agency investigations and audits.  Her client base has included Fortune 100 corporations, and small and start-up businesses from industries including information technology, automotive manufacturing, and financial services.  Ms. McKee has also assisted companies by performing I-9 audit reviews and she has developed and presented immigration training programs for corporate human resources professionals on topics including compliance with I-9 and Department of Labor regulations as well as the E-Verify system.

Education

  • J.D., Washington & Lee University (2007)

  • B.A. in English Language and Literature, Emory University (2000)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Presentations

  • “The Professional: Dissecting H-1B,” AILA Georgia/Alabama Chapter Conference, Atlanta, GA (February 2016)
  • “Avoiding Labor Certification with EB-1 and EB-2 Immigrant Categories,” AILA Georgia/Alabama Chapter Conference, Atlanta, GA (February 2014)