BOSTON – August 10, 2021 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest business immigration practices in the United States, expands its capabilities in the Northeastern United States with the addition of Dan Maranci, who joins the firm’s Boston office as shareholder. Dan has practiced business immigration law for more than 20 years, most recently as a partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. Dan’s arrival continues to signal strong growth across Ogletree Deakins’ Immigration Practice Group and global platform, which earlier this month added an immigration practice in the firm’s San Diego office.
Dan actively partners with employers on immigration best practices and strategies and serves as a trusted counselor to clients on day-to-day immigration issues. He has substantial knowledge of complex business immigration issues and experience as an advisor and service provider within a multinational corporation. Dan conducts compliance policy reviews and audits, and efficiently manages immigration processes for high-volume clients.
The Immigration Practice Group’s knowledgeable and dedicated immigration lawyers provide a wide range of legal services for employers seeking temporary business visas and permanent residence on behalf of foreign national employees. Ogletree Deakins also offers global immigration and international mobility and employment law services to clients through alliances with strategic partners, including a global alliance with KPMG Law in Germany, announced earlier this year.
“With growing employer demands for a technology-powered and client centric approach to business immigration and global mobility challenges, we are excited to continue expanding our footprint,” said Bernhard Mueller, co-chair of the Immigration Practice Group. “Dan is a highly-respected, trusted, influential, and knowledgeable practitioner on a full range of business immigration matters, and he shares the firm’s vision for providing premier client service. We are pleased to welcome him to the firm and the Immigration Practice Group.”
“Technology and related processes are key differentiators in the practice of immigration law, and we are proud to effectively utilize technology and innovation to enhance client service,” said Jacky Maroney, co-chair of the Immigration Practice Group. “Dan’s understanding of the processes involved in high volume immigration work will allow him to work with our team of experts in developing and enhancing our technology offerings. His prowess will greatly benefit our clients as we continue to expand our offerings. We are thrilled to welcome Dan to the firm.”
Dan is highly acclaimed in the legal field, earning recognition in the 2021 editions of Chambers USA and Best Lawyers®. He is a member of the New England and New York chapters of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and a board member of the Plugged In Teen Band Program. Dan is a frequent writer, presenter, and panelist on topics ranging from business immigration policies to global immigration trends. Dan earned his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and his undergraduate degree from Bates College.
About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment and immigration law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for 10 consecutive years. In 2021, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. www.ogletree.com
 The agreement will be initially signed by KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (“KPMG Law in Germany”), which is associated with KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, the German member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative, a Swiss entity. Other non-US member firms are expected to join this non-exclusive alliance over the next several months. KPMG Law in Germany was established in 2007 and is an independent corporate law firm associated with KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft and affiliated with the KPMG International Cooperative. This non-exclusive alliance with Ogletree Deakins does not include the KPMG US member firm or entities that it owns, or controls, which do not provide legal services. For cases where KPMG in the US clients require immigration and/or employment and labor law services, Ogletree Deakins may contract with these clients separately. For cases where KPMG US clients require immigration and/or employment and labor law services, Ogletree Deakins would contract with these clients separately. Certain member firms of the KPMG global organization, including KPMG in the US, do not provide legal services. For the purpose of this press release any commentary will be on general concepts only and is not in any way intended as legal advice or views on laws of any jurisdiction.