Kristen Heckman is an Associate in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has more than 10 years of experience primarily focusing on the immigration counseling of Fortune 500 corporations. She regularly assists those clients in the strategizing and preparation of a wide range of visa petitions to facilitate both long- and short-term temporary work assignments, as well as permanent residence sponsorship and naturalization. She advises corporate clients on ongoing immigration policy development and workforce compliance efforts.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Heckman worked with a New York-based general practice law firm where she provided immigration counsel to clients in industries including healthcare, information technology, and arts/entertainment on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant matters, including PERM, extraordinary ability and National Interest Waiver petitions.
While attending law school, Ms. Heckman was a research editor and a twice-published member of the Touro Law Review. In addition, she studied Global Workplace law at Universität Potsdam in Berlin, Germany.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Kristen Heckman