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Jason E. Burritt

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5537
Fax: (212) 218-5526
Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-3596
Fax: (202) 641-9240
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Jason Burritt is a partner in the Business Immigration group in the Washington, D.C. and New York offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Burritt handles all aspects of immigration and nationality law, including processing of B, E, H, J, L, O, and TN non-immigrant visa petitions, applications for labor certification, Extraordinary Ability petitions, adjustment of status, consular processing, and naturalization.  He represents clients across numerous industries, including financial services, information technology, pharmaceutical, insurance, and specialty retailers as well as colleges and universities.  He also regularly presents on immigration-related issues and he has authored several articles on business immigration topics.  In addition, Mr. Burritt has extensive training and experience in the workforce authorization compliance area, including advising clients with regard to I-9 and E-Verify compliance and managing voluntary I-9 audits.

Mr. Burritt is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served as the immediate past President of the Associate’s Advisory Board of the Lawyers Alliance for New York.

Jason Burritt is a partner in the Business Immigration group in the Washington, D.C. and New York offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Burritt handles all aspects of immigration and nationality law, including processing of B, E, H, J, L, O, and TN non-immigrant visa petitions, applications for labor certification, Extraordinary Ability petitions, adjustment of status, consular processing, and naturalization.  He represents clients across numerous industries, including financial services, information technology, pharmaceutical, insurance, and specialty retailers as well as colleges and universities.  He also regularly presents on immigration-related issues and he has authored several articles on business immigration topics.  In addition, Mr. Burritt has extensive training and experience in the workforce authorization compliance area, including advising clients with regard to I-9 and E-Verify compliance and managing voluntary I-9 audits.

Mr. Burritt is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served as the immediate past President of the Associate’s Advisory Board of the Lawyers Alliance for New York.

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law (2006)
    cum laude
  • B.A., Villanova University (1999)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations

  • Lawyers Alliance for New York, Associates Advisory Board – (President, September 2012 – December 2013)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Presentations

  • “Beating The H-1B Visa Cap:  Filing and Compliance Procedures for Employers,” presented by The Center For Competitive Management (February 10, 2015)
  • “Form I-9 Update: No Longer “Just” a One-Page Form,” National Association of Professional Background Screeners Mid-Year Legislative Conference, Arlington, VA, (April 15, 2013)
  • “Immigration Update,” Seyfarth Shaw LLP Client Briefing, Washington D.C. (February 13, 2013)
  • “Immigration Update,” Seyfarth Shaw LLP Breakfast Briefing, New York (November 14, 2012)
  • “Is Your Company At Risk?: Latest Enforcement Efforts by the Federal Government,” Seyfarth Shaw LLP (April 24, 2012)
  •  “Immigration Law - Eyes to the Sky, Feet in the Gutter,” Seyfarth Shaw LLP (November 17, 2011)
  • “Limiting Immigration Exposure in a Climate of Aggressive I-9 Enforcement: Weathering the Storm in the Hospitality Industry,” Seyfarth Shaw LLP Webinar (March 31, 2011)
  • “Immigration Compliance Update: What Every Employer Needs to Know,” Seyfarth Shaw LLP (May 18, 2010)

Publications

Accolades

  • Named Associate of the Year for the 2010 Third Annual Seyfarth Shaw Pro Bono Awards
  • Awarded 2010 Cornerstone Award by Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Named Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association 2009
  • Named Pro Bono Guardian by the American Immigration Lawyers Association