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Brent Huddleston Joins Haynes and Boone as Leader of Immigration Practice
DALLAS – Brent Huddleston, an attorney with extensive experience in employment-based immigration law, has accepted an of counsel position with the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP to lead its immigration practice.
Board-certified in immigration and nationality law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he is skilled at handling complex immigration issues. Mr. Huddleston has represented Fortune 500 corporations in hiring, retaining and obtaining employment authorization for foreign nationals.
He regularly counsels clients in establishing company policies regarding hiring procedures, I-9 compliance, employment of foreign nationals and national origin discrimination issues. He provides employment-related immigration training to human resources professionals and legal staff for companies of all sizes. Mr. Huddleston represents clients in obtaining ‘legal permanent resident’ status for top medical professionals, artists, athletes and entertainers through the Extraordinary Ability Employment Based (EB-1) category, and for foreign national investors through the EB-5 category.
Mr. Huddleston was nominated by attorney peers and recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ by Texas Monthly in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Brent received his bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and juris doctorate from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.