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Willard Krasnow

Immigration, Visa, Employment

www.constangy.com

617-849-7878


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Will is an immigration and labor and employment lawyer with substantial experience, both in-house as an Assistant Human Resources Counsel for a major corporation and in private practice. Will welcomes close client relationships with businesses and individuals and provides effective immigration law advice and services to them because he has represented businesses in hundreds of immigration matters in a wide variety of industries and individuals in many complex family immigration matters as well. His business immigration representation includes obtaining permanent resident status for foreign nationals; obtaining temporary visas for a wide variety of personnel including executives and managers, professional employees and seasonal workers; employment of foreign workers under NAFTA; defense of employee claims; and compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and related anti-discrimination provisions. Will also has handled a broad range of labor and employment matters, including employment litigation and numerous labor arbitrations. Will’s labor and employment expertise is important to the successful handling of complex immigration law issues which often overlap with employment and fair employment practices laws. Will has been named one of Massachusetts Super Lawyers® for several years and has the top AV Peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

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Please describe a case in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
A client was denied an immigrant visa. His wife was granted a visa. I wrote the Consulate and persuaded the Consulate that the grounds for denying a visa were not correct. They granted the visa and he was allowed to come to the US with his spouse.

How did you build a successful practice?
By providing high quality work and building good client relationships.

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A high level of competence and a person who builds good client relationships

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If local knowledge means knowing the client and the environment in which the client operates, that knowledge is important to effective representation.

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The name and address of the client and any interested party (for a conflicts check) and some general information about the matter.

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
My over 30 years of experience and my hands-on approach to representation.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Seeing that the client’s goals and objectives are met.

What are your other interests in addition to law?
Participation in and watching sports, study of history and observing and participating in political matters

Are you involved in your community?
Yes, active in civic, charitable and political matters.

Position Organization Location Duration
PartnerConstangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLPBoston, MAPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Boston College Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1970  
Boston UniversityBachelors1967
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Massachusetts1970
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association | Member | 1985 - Present
    American Bar Association | Member | 1974 - Present
    Massachusetts Bar Association | Member | 1970 - Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
    Massachusetts Super Lawyers® | 2004 | 2006-2018
    Top Rated Lawyer in Immigration Law | Martindale-Hubbell® | 2013
  • Family Business | Personnel Records Statute Amended | 2011
    India NewEngland | Major Changes to the Foreign Labor Certification Process | 2005
    India New England | Employers, Workers Again Contending With H-1B Cap," | 2004
    Bureau of National Affairs | Chapter Editor, Fair Labor Standards Act Treatise | 1998
    Warren, Gorham & Lamont publication | Co-Editor and Author, Human Resources Management | 1987
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(1970) Licensed as Attorney in Massachusetts. Verified with The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.May 08, 2020

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Boston, MA 02116
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