Brian Coughlin has more than fifteen years of experience advising businesses on immigration issues including employment authorization, corporate policy drafting, employee training, and regulatory enforcement and compliance. He also counsels employers on immigration-related due diligence issues, helping to manage risk in connection with business combinations, restructuring, and startups. Brian assists clients in preparing employment-based and family-based immigrant petitions, U.S. lawful permanent residence processing, and all categories of nonimmigrant visas.
Brian is committed to the use of innovative technology and business processes to streamline his practice and create solutions to challenging legal and case production issues. He represents clients across all industries, including engineering services, management and IT consulting, automotive, manufacturing, logistics and travel, biotech, communications technology, and media. Brian’s clients range from small, venture-backed start-ups to some of the world’s largest corporate employers.
Brian joined Fisher Phillips after practicing immigration law at several prominent U.S. and global law firms. He is frequently invited to speak and publish on business immigration topics.