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Kevin Lashus focuses his practice on corporate employment verification compliance and inbound business immigration.  Kevin has experience in providing uniquely tailored advice to assist clients in developing comprehensive employment authorization and immigration-related compliance systems--including full-scale or localized E-Verify implementation protocols.  Given his public-sector background and court-room experience, Kevin is able to prepare clients to minimize exposure during even the most complex regulatory, administrative, and civil litigation.  He is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

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    Kevin Lashus volunteers his free time answering questions on AVVO to assist those needing help with immigration problems. Mr. Lashus is well respected by both judges and attorneys. I wholeheartedly endorse him.


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Contact info

Jackson Lewis

816 Congress
Suite 1530
Austin, TX, 78701


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199801/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Super Lawyer - ImmigrationThomson Reuters2013
International Who's Who Business Immigration LawyersWho's Who Legal2013
International Who's Who Business Immigration LaywersWho's Who Legal2012
Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star 2011Thomson Reuters2011
Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business LawyersWho's Who Legal2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing ShareholderJackson Lewis2011 - Present
Of CounselGreenberg Traurig, LLP2010 - 2011
Senior AssociateTindall & Foster/ FosterQuan2007 - 2010
Assistant Chief CounselUnited States Department of Homeland Security2003 - 2007
Assistant AttorneyUnited States Department of Justice2002 - 2003
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General's Office, State of Texas1998 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Immigration and Nationality Law SectionMemberN/A
Austin Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of LIADOV, 23 I&N Dec. 990 (BIA 2006)Victory
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)Co-Author, “We’d Like to Help: Continuing Obstacles to an Effective Partnership Between Employers and Federal Immigration Officials”2009
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)Co-Author, “Clean SOX: Not Just for Accountants, Brokers, and Bankers - How the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Applies to the Development of Immigration Compliance Programs”2009
State Bar of TexasCo-Author, “Don’t Toss Them in the Trash!: Constructive Knowledge and Social Security No-Match Letter,” Advanced Immigration Law Course2009
State Bar of TexasCo-Author, “Building on Compliance: Recommendations to Save You From ICE Damage,” Advanced Immigration Law Course2009
Nova Law ReviewCo-Author, “Fear the ICE Man: Lessons From the Swift Raids to Warm You Up - The New Government Perspective on Employer Sanctions”2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Stanford UniversityPublic PolicyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration Law SeminarAdvanced Issues in Worksite Enforcement2011
Immigration Law SeminarDHS/ICE Chief Counsel: Roles & Responsibilities2011
Federal Bar AssociationWorkshop: Discussion on I-9 and Worksite Enforcement Issues2011
American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual ConferenceICE Worksite Investigations PART II: Advanced Employer Sanctions, Private Contracts, & Crimmigration2011
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)IMAGE Best Practices2011
10 Annual Compliance & Ethics InstituteEmployment Verification Compliance and Background Checks Done Right2011
Federal Bar Associaton Annual ConferenceAdvanced Worksite Enforcement2010
Compliance & Ethics InstituteE-Verify: The Ghost in the Verification Machine2010
AILA's August PodcastForfeiture and Seizure of Assets2010
AILA Annual ConferenceIssues and Ethics in FDNS Fraud Investigations2010