Min S. Suh
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Min S. Suh focuses on employment-based immigration law, including non-immigrant work visa petitions, permanent employment certification applications and immigrant visa petitions. She assists companies in developing “best practices” programs in I-9 Compliance and Verification, and has extensive experience in worksite enforcement. Ms. Suh represents United States and multi-national companies engaged in global mobilization of personnel.

Ms. Suh has practiced immigration law exclusively since 1996. Prior to joining the firm, she was a shareholder at another Philadelphia law firm in the immigration practice group. Prior to that, she was a partner at a major international firm, as well as a national law firm. Prior to law school, Ms. Suh was a legislative assistant at a Washington, D.C.-based government relations firm where she assisted in the research and development of various lobbying strategies and initiatives.

Ms. Suh’s practice focuses on:

  • Representing multinational and domestic corporations in employment-based immigration matters before the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, Labor and State
  • Representing companies and individuals in immigration-related administrative and federal court litigation, including defense of enforcement actions and federal court review of agency actions
  • Developing management strategies and compliance programs, and performing due diligence to assess possible penalties and minimize deficiencies
  • Representing employers in employer sanctions cases under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
  • Counseling individuals of extraordinary ability, including professional athletes, academic researchers, professors, international medical graduates and physicians, as well as individuals whose immigration is in the national interest in obtaining immigration benefits
  • Counseling companies in developing effective global mobility policies and assisting them in establishing compliance programs on a global basis
  • Representing employers in employment and immigration matters before administrative agencies such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Widener University’s Board of Trustees (2008 – present)
  • Board Member, Homeless Advocacy Project (2014 – 2016)
  • General Counsel, International Association of Korean Lawyers (2016 to present)
  • Former Board Member, International Association of Korean Lawyers (2008 to 2013)
  • Former Board Member (three-year term), Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Board Member, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board (2004 – 2007)
  • Vice President, Korean-American Association of Greater Philadelphia (2009)
  • Board Member, 21st Century Society of the Philadelphia Orchestra (2004 – 2008)
  • Board Member, Empowerment Group (20004 – 2008)
  • Board Member, Friends of Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (2004 – 2008)
  • Board Member, Pearl S. Buck International (2004 – 2008)

Honors & Awards

  • The Legal Intelligencer, named to the Diverse Attorneys of the Year (2015).

  • “40 Under 40” by Philadelphia Business Journal (2008)

  • “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly (2004)
  • Super Lawyer by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2006, 2007)

Presentations

  • “Knock, Knock – Who’s There? It’s the DOL (Big Bad Wolf) – Let Me In!” Preparing for the DOL Investigation. (October 30, 2014)

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