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Jacquelyn P. Maroney

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    Jacquelyn P. Maroney practices in the Austin office of Ogletree. She provides comprehensive business immigration representation to domestic and multinational corporations with a focus on the software, information technology, semiconductor, biotechnology, health care, and oil and gas industries.
    Jacky brings extensive experience to bear on the full range of business immigration.  What sets her apart is the emphasis she places on collaborating with clients on strategic planning and smart immigration program management.  Jacky has a strong record of partnering with corporations to develop, execute, and continually improve domestic and global immigration programs that deliver value while reflecting the corporate client’s priorities and unique culture.
    Jacky's experience and subject matter expertise includes:   

    • Providing comprehensive business immigration advice and swiftly securing the full range of temporary work visas and permanent immigrant visas on a large scale;
    • Crafting immigration strategy and executing action plans relating to mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring;

    • Developing and implementing best-in-class, fast-paced PERM programs that deliver value and confidence with respect to corporate legal compliance;

    • Delivering comprehensive immigration compliance advice including structuring and auditing multi-state I-9 compliance programs, managing government audits, and negotiating compliance and settlement agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement;     

      • Securing U.S. Coast Guard exemptions from Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) manning requirements relating to vessels operating in the Gulf of Mexico; and

      • Representing corporations in front of the full spectrum of the United States government; her consular experience is bolstered by a brief stint during law school with the U.S. Department of State, Embassy of the United States of America, Consular Section, La Paz, Bolivia.

      Jacky is a frequent presenter and regularly addresses professional and industry groups.  She provides customized training to corporate clients on the full spectrum of immigration as it relates to various corporate audiences, including university relations, staffing, human resources, management, employment law groups, and legal departments.

    Recent corporate training presentations:

    • 9 Tips for I-9 Compliance;
    • Advanced Tips for Recruiters;
    • Immigration 1:1 for Management;
    • Global Immigration: Compliance and Business Trends

    Professional Activities and Speeches

    Professional Activities:

    • American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Austin Bar Association
    • Austin Human Resources Association


    • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Washington Watch'' - Phoenix - May 10, 2018
    • Business Visitors - ''Critical, Fundamental, Practical Immigration Issues'' - Austin - December 20, 2017
    • Ogletree Deakins 15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Update - ''As the World Turns: Immigration Prospects and Pitfalls Under the New Administration'' - Austin - October 20, 2017
    • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''Immigration Issues for Every Employer: Immigration law is more fluid than ever in 2017'' - Atlanta - September 07, 2017
    • Corporate Training Presentation - ''Advanced Tips for Talent Acquisition'' - Austin - September 06, 2017
    • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''It’s Going to be HUGE! The Trump Administration and Employment & Immigration Law'' - Austin - June 08, 2017
    • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Keeping Your Workforce Engine Humming: Managing Key Business Immigration Challenges'' - San Diego - May 05, 2017
    • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''Navigating the Immigration Landscape Now and After November: Issues for Every Employer'' - Austin - October 2016
    • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Squaring the Circle: Doing the Impossible within the Evolving Immigration Landscape'' - Chicago - May 2016
    • Ogletree Deakins Employment and Immigration Law Briefing - ''Squaring the Circle: Where X= Immigration'' - Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, and Austin - April 2016
    • Ogletree Deakins "Reel" Ethics - ''The Organization as Client'' - Austin - February 2016
    • Ogletree Deakins Corporate Labor and Employment Counsel Exclusive - ''Small World, Big Issues: Five Top Immigration Challenges Facing Employers Today'' - Phoenix - November 2015
    • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''10 Biggest Business Immigration Challenges for Employers'' - San Antonio - May 2015
    • Ogletree Deakins Briefing - ''Immigration Reform and the President’s Executive Immigration Orders'' - San Francisco - April 2015

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    Media Quotes

    April 17, 2015 - Law 360 - "Q&A With Ogletree Deakins' Jacquelyn Maroney"
    March 23, 2015 - Law360 - "Top 3 Immigration Headaches Plaguing General Counsel"