Ben has more than 16 years of immigration law experience and represents both large and small clients across the country in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, health care, financial services, technology, entertainment, consumer goods and agriculture. His work includes assisting clients with navigating the immigration regulations to be able to employ foreign-born talent as well as with developing, implementing and executing organizational objectives, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with U.S. immigration regulations. Ben has successfully argued cases before the Executive Office of the Immigration Judge, Board of Immigrations Appeals and the Administrative Appeals Office.
In addition, Ben is a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic of immigration and regularly presents at industry events. He travels to Washington D.C. regularly to advocate for favorable immigration legislation.
Ben is listed in Best Lawyers in America, is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and received a peer review rating of BV from Martindale-Hubbell for his high legal ability and ethical standards.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service, business-oriented law firm with offices in Milwaukee, Waukesha and Madison, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois. With more than 200 lawyers, the firm serves clients throughout the United States and internationally with a combination of legal advice, industry understanding and superior client service.
Licensed since 1997
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Lawyer, Immigration||Best Lawyers in America||2014|
|Best Lawyer, Immigration||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Best Lawyer, Immigration||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Best Lawyer, Immigration||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Best Lawyer, Immigration||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Best Lawyer, Immigration||Best Lawyers in America||2009|
|Wisconsin Rising Star||Milwaukee Magazine's Super Lawyer Section Top Wisconsin Lawyers||2006|
|Attorney||Quarles & Brady||2003 - 2010|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||1997 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|International Medical Graduate Task Force||Calls Chair||N/A|
|Wisconsin Lawyer, 85 Wis. Law. 16-20||Form I-9: Verifying Employment Eligibility – Can I Go Too Far?||2012|
|SHRM Online||USCIS to Increase Employer Visits to Deter Visa Fraud||2009|
|Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook||Clinical J-1 Waivers - A Primer||2009|
|University of Wisconsin Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of Miami||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|