Alan C. Perkins

Tonkon Torp LLP
1600 Pioneer Tower
888 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204

PHONE: 503.802.2127
EMAIL: alan.perkins@tonkon.com
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Alan is a member of the firm's immigration department and focuses his practice on employment-based immigration and counseling on employment law matters relating to foreign nationals. He represents clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as well as the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Alan’s practice focuses on assisting large and small companies with the hiring and retention of foreign national employees. This primarily includes filing petitions with the government, both for temporary and permanent resident status, for executive, managerial and specialized knowledge transferees of multinational corporations, professionals, individuals of extraordinary ability and outstanding researchers.

 

He also advises clients on continuing employment issues involving foreign nationals in the United States, mergers and acquisitions involving foreign national employees, recruiting, reductions in force, and Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and E-Verify.

 

Prior to joining Tonkon Torp in 2007, Alan practiced immigration law for several years in San Francisco with large national firms. 
 

Presentations

Selected Issues Affecting H-1B Petitions

Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference, March 15, 2012

 

L-1's:  Substantive Requirements and Practical Tips

Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference, 2009


Perkins, Alan Curtis     

Alan is a member of the firm's immigration department and focuses his practice on employment-based immigration and counseling on employment law matters relating to foreign nationals. He represents clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as well as the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Alan’s practice focuses on assisting large and small companies with the hiring and retention of foreign national employees. This primarily includes filing petitions with the government, both for temporary and permanent resident status, for executive, managerial and specialized knowledge transferees of multinational corporations, professionals, individuals of extraordinary ability and outstanding researchers.

 

He also advises clients on continuing employment issues involving foreign nationals in the United States, mergers and acquisitions involving foreign national employees, recruiting, reductions in force, and Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and E-Verify.

 

Prior to joining Tonkon Torp in 2007, Alan practiced immigration law for several years in San Francisco with large national firms. 
 

Presentations

Selected Issues Affecting H-1B Petitions

Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference, March 15, 2012

 

L-1's:  Substantive Requirements and Practical Tips

Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference, 2009


Perkins, Alan Curtis     

Oregon State Bar

Chair-Elect, International Law Section Executive Committee
Treasurer, International Law Section Executive Committee
Past Secretary, International Law Section Executive Committee


AILA / USCIS California Service Center Liaison Committee
Past Member


Society of Human Resource Management
Member