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Thomas Johnson Rosser

Thomas Johnson Rosser

also known as Thomas J. Rosser, Tommy Rosser

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About Me

Tommy Rosser is of counsel and heads the Immigration Group at Mayo Mallette PLLC in Oxford,Mississippi. A member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1996, Mr. Rosser focuses his practice on employment-based immigration law. For the better part of two decades, he lived and worked inMexicoas the resident sales and marketing representative for several transnational companies. Mr. Rosser’s direct experience includes transactional work withMexico,Guatemala,Venezuela,PeruandEcuador, as well as significant dealings with suppliers and trading companies fromJapan,Taiwan,Germany,Great Britain,ItalyandSpain. He holds a master’s degree in international business and economics from theInstituteofLatin American Studiesat The University of Texas atAustinand a J.D. degree from The University of Mississippi. Mr. Rosser has been a Fulbright Foreign Exchange Scholar at the National University of Mexico and a Lewis-Farmington Fellow atYaleUniversityin the field of Romance languages. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey, in the areas of finance and audit, since 1986. Mr. Rosser holds bothU.S.and Mexican citizenship, is fluent in Spanish, and is honorably discharged from the United States Army.




Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Immigration: 100%
    19 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Jay Paul Carmean

    Our law firm gets calls from potential clients for all types of matters. When the issue is immigration every member of our staff knows who to send them to and that's Tommy. Great lawyer and guy.


    Jay Carmean Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Pierre Lacour

    One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Lacour Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Mayo Mallette PLLC

2094 Old Taylor Road, Ste 250
Oxford, MS, 38655-5019



MSAuthorized to practice law199608/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration LawyersWho's Who Legal2015
The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration LawyersWho's Who Legal2011
Mid-South Super Lawyers (Immigration)Super Lawyers Magazine2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMayo Mallette PLLC2009 - Present
AttorneyBaker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz2007 - 2009
AttorneyMayo Mallette PLLC1998 - 2007
AttorneyBlack, Bobango & Morgan PC1997 - 1998
Shareholder and Vice-President (Operations)Petrotex International, Inc./Cumamex, SA de CV1979 - 1990
General Sales Manager/Construction Services ManagerFraccionadora Campestre Santa Anita, SA de CV1973 - 1978
Research Associate to the University ProvostUniversity Of Texas, Austin1971 - 1972


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member1996 - Present
Princeton Theological SeminaryMember, Board of Trustees1986 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re: Mora de SilverbergAppeal sustained by BIA

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Oxford Eagle"Immigration - A Debate of Its Own"2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas System, AustinInternational Business and EconomicsM.A.1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mississippi Labor and Employment SectionImmigration Law Overview and Recent Developments2013
2012 Fall Conference - American Immigration Lawyers Association (MidSouth and Texas Chapters)Preparing Successful PERM Labor Certifications2012