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Glenn R. Schieck

Senior Associate

Glenn is responsive, pragmatic, and always willing to work hard at finding creative solutions to immigration challenges. He works with a wide variety of clients, including multinational corporations, small businesses, universities, professional sports teams, and health care institutions in seeking immigrant and nonimmigrant status for employees in diverse fields and specialties.

Glenn has experience in all aspects of employment-based immigration law, as well as experience with complex litigation and appeals before federal and administrative courts, including the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals of the Department of Labor (BALCA) and the Administrative Appeals Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (AAO).

Before attending law school, Glenn held positions in the field of human resources in both the financial services and software development industries.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • New Member Division Liaison and Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Upstate New York Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors, Literacy Volunteers of Rochester

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recognized by Chambers USA in 2022 in the field of Immigration (NY)
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Immigration Law
  • Recipient, “Up and Coming Attorneys” Award, The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal’s Legal Excellence Program, 2022
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2021-2022

NEWS

  • Quoted, “He calls her his wife. The U.S. government calls her his alien relative,” The Star (Canada), February 1, 2019
  • Quoted, “DOJ warns companies seeking H-1B visas: Don’t discriminate against US citizens,” Ars Technica, April 3, 2017

Press Releases

PRESENTATIONS

  • Co-Presenter, “Health Care Immigration Virtual Event,” Harter Secrest & Emery Webinar, September 20, 2022
  • Co-Presenter, “Navigating Immigration Sponsorship and I-9s,” Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, July 23, 2021
  • Presenter, “Employment Visa Sponsorship and Recent Trends: A Quick Overview of Trending Niche HR Topics,” Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 30, 2019
  • Presenter, “The Changing Landscape of Employment-Based Immigration: Recent Trends and Proposed Changes,” Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 26, 2018
  • Panelist, Geva Theater Center-Hornets’ Nest series, January 29, 2018
  • Speaker, “Employment-Based Fundamentals in U.S. and Canadian Immigration: The Alphabet Soup,” 8th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, October 7, 2016

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Cornell University, B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations

Glenn is responsive, pragmatic, and always willing to work hard at finding creative solutions to immigration challenges. He works with a wide variety of clients, including multinational corporations, small businesses, universities, professional sports teams, and health care institutions in seeking immigrant and nonimmigrant status for employees in diverse fields and specialties.

Glenn has experience in all aspects of employment-based immigration law, as well as experience with complex litigation and appeals before federal and administrative courts, including the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals of the Department of Labor (BALCA) and the Administrative Appeals Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (AAO).

Before attending law school, Glenn held positions in the field of human resources in both the financial services and software development industries.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • New Member Division Liaison and Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Upstate New York Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors, Literacy Volunteers of Rochester

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recognized by Chambers USA in 2022 in the field of Immigration (NY)
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Immigration Law
  • Recipient, “Up and Coming Attorneys” Award, The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal’s Legal Excellence Program, 2022
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2021-2022

NEWS

  • Quoted, “He calls her his wife. The U.S. government calls her his alien relative,” The Star (Canada), February 1, 2019
  • Quoted, “DOJ warns companies seeking H-1B visas: Don’t discriminate against US citizens,” Ars Technica, April 3, 2017

Press Releases

PRESENTATIONS

  • Co-Presenter, “Health Care Immigration Virtual Event,” Harter Secrest & Emery Webinar, September 20, 2022
  • Co-Presenter, “Navigating Immigration Sponsorship and I-9s,” Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, July 23, 2021
  • Presenter, “Employment Visa Sponsorship and Recent Trends: A Quick Overview of Trending Niche HR Topics,” Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 30, 2019
  • Presenter, “The Changing Landscape of Employment-Based Immigration: Recent Trends and Proposed Changes,” Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 26, 2018
  • Panelist, Geva Theater Center-Hornets’ Nest series, January 29, 2018
  • Speaker, “Employment-Based Fundamentals in U.S. and Canadian Immigration: The Alphabet Soup,” 8th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, October 7, 2016

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Cornell University, B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations
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