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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

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100 E. Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 3300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Office Locations

Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha, and Manitowoc, WI; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Salt Lake City, UT; Washington, D.C.

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Personal Background

José A. Olivieri is a partner and is Co-Chair of the Government and Public Policy Practice. Mr. Olivieri is also former Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group. He has extensive experience in the area of employment-based immigration matters, including B (temporary visitor), E (treaty trader/investor), F and M (student), H (temporary worker), J (exchange visitor), L (intracompany transferee), O and P (outstanding artist, scientist, educator, businessperson and/or athlete), R (religious worker) and TN (NAFTA) status, as well as permanent labor certification, national interest waiver, adjustment of status, consular processing, citizenship and naturalization and other immigration-related employment law matters, such as I-9 compliance.

Firm Background

Michael Best's nationally recognized Labor& Employment Relations Group, one of the largest in the Midwest, helps clients throughout the country make employment-related decisions and plan for the future.

Michael Best offers a comprehensive range of services in labor, employment, and employee benefits law. Chambers USA notes that our “market-leading” group has “a deep bench of experienced practitioners,” who clients say are “at the top of the game.”

We take pride in understanding your organization and its needs – whether it is publicly held or nonprofit, private or public sector; and whether your workforces are large or small, white- or blue-collar, unionized or union-free.

Firm Practice Areas

Our practice is broadly organized into the following areas, each with its own sub-practices:

Additionally, we have deep experience in a number of industries that are subject to unique regulatory schemes or rapidly changing market conditions, such as: