David Jones is the managing partner of the firm's Memphis office and co-chair of the firm's Immigration Practice Group. He practices exclusively in the area of immigration and related employment and compliance matters.
He represents clients in complex matters relating to both immigration benefits and enforcement and in proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, the Department of Justice and the Department of State, as well as in matters related to citizenship status discrimination and export control compliance under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR).
David has extensive experience in assisting companies with hires or transfers of employees from outside of the U.S. in industries such as agriculture, automotive, banking and finance, chemicals, construction, energy, entertainment, healthcare, education, hospitality, information technology, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, mining, recycling, research, restaurant, retail and sports.
He is a regular author and conference speaker and has presented before numerous organizations including Association of Corporate Counsel, Society of Human Resource Management, NAFSA—Association of International Educators, National Association of Colleges and Employers, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and various Bar Associations. David also frequently participates in outreach programs educating the bar and public about legal issues through pro bono clinics, interviews, and seminars.