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Will Krasnow is an immigration and labor and employment lawyer with substantial experience, both in-house as an Assistant Human Resources Counsel for a major corporation and in private practice.  He has represented businesses in hundreds of immigration matters in a wide variety of industries and has represented individuals in many complex family immigration matters as well.   His business immigration representation includes obtaining permanent resident status for foreign nationals; obtaining temporary visas for a wide variety of personnel including executives and managers, professional employees and seasonal workers;  employment of foreign workers under NAFTA; defense of employee claims; and compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and related anti-discrimination provisions.  He also has handled a broad range of labor and employment matters, including employment litigation and numerous labor arbitrations.  His Labor and Employment expertise is important to the successful handling of complex immigration law issues which often overlap with employment and fair employment practices laws.   He has been named one of Massachusetts' Super Lawyers for several years and has the top AV Peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. 


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 70%
    35 years
  2. Litigation: 15%
    44 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 15%
    40 years

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Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP

535 Boylston Street
Suite 902
Boston, MA, 02116


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer review ratingMartindale & Hubbell2009
Super Lawyer 2004 to presentBoston Magazine2004
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif1970
Law ReviewBoston College Law School1969
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP1993 - 2011
Assistant Human Resources CounselRaytheon Company, Lexington, MA1972 - 1993
AttorneyBarron & Stadfeld1971 - 1972
Law ClerkSupreme Court of Rhode Island1970 - 1971
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1970 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Family BusinessPersonnel Records Statute Amended2011
India NewEnglandMajor Changes to the Foreign Labor Certification Process -2005
India New EnglandEmployers, Workers Again Contending With H-1B Cap,"2004
Bureau of National AffairsChapter Editor, Fair Labor Standards Act Treatise1998
Warren, Gorham & Lamont publicationCo-Editor and Author, Human Resources Management1987
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
Boston UniversityHistory and GovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce, Human Resources CouncilWhat the Human Resource Professional Needs To Know About Immigration Law,"2005