Founded in 1997, Garfinkel Immigration is one of the largest law firms in the Southeast dedicated exclusively to the practice of U.S. immigration law. We are a vibrant and growing firm, representing individuals and companies of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries.

Our staff of almost 50 professionals includes 11 attorneys, four of whom are N.C. Board Certified Immigration Law Specialists, the highest level of specialization attainable. We are national thought leaders in business immigration.

Garfinkel Immigration is an employee-first firm that values the individual beyond the office environment. We are a highly collaborative and cohesive team, and our staff have direct access to some of the top professionals in our legal sector. We focus on providing mentorship and continuous training while also offering opportunities for professional development and advancement. We have been recognized as one of the Charlotte Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work.”

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and the Firm’s achievement as well. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences.

The firm is dedicated to making a positive impact through service projects and by giving back via the Garfinkel Charitable Fund, which returns a portion of our profits to nonprofit organizations in the local community and nationally that reflect our core values of inclusion, equality and social and economic justice.

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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO) plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary SIMPLE IRA Retirement plan with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm utilizes the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify system to comply with verifying work authorization as part of the I-9 process for all new hires. For more information about this program, please access the links provided: E-Verify Participation Notice (English, Spanish) and E-Verify Right to Work Notice (English, Spanish).

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm (“GILF”) does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, search firms, employment agencies, or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies without an Agreement with GILF will be considered the property of GILF and GILF will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes, but is not limited to, resumes submitted directly to managers, attorneys, or employees of GILF.