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  • Education
    • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2000
    • M.A.T., Agnes Scott College, 1993
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Agnes Scott College, 1992
  • Court Admissions
    • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2000
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2000
Sarah Hawk provides immigration counsel to numerous corporate clients and is a frequent speaker nationally and regionally on business immigration issues. She advises clients on current immigration legislation, and has comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience in a broad range of immigration petitions, nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications, consular processing, waiver cases and outbound placement. She conducts I-9 compliance training, performs I-9 audits and advises on immigration policy for companies.

Ms. Hawk provides immigration counsel and strategy for medium and large multinational companies, universities, artists/athletes and investors. Sarah also provides in-depth guidance for I-9 and E-Verify compliance, audits, investigations, training and policies for companies. Sarah oversees the preparation of employment-based immigration petitions (B, H, L, O, P, TN, E-2), PERM labor certification applications, EB-1 Extraordinary Ability, EB-1 Outstanding Researcher/Professor, EB-2 National Interest Waiver, and immigrant petitions in all preference categories, adjustment of status and consular processing cases and naturalization cases.
  • Successfully obtained L blanket approval registrations for medium and large multinational companies for transfer of Executive, Manager and Specialized Knowledge employees from abroad to the U.S.
  • Represent large private research university for EB-1 Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors and Researchers, EB-2 National Interest Waivers, Special Handling and PERM Labor Certification cases.
  • Co-led nationwide I-9 audit for 19,000 employees and post-audit remediation and training for compliance.
  • Conducted internal I-9 audit and E-Verify training and guidance for electronic I-9 system for leading global financial services firm.
  • Obtained O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visas and EB-1 approvals for leading Symphony/Orchestra musicians.