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Thomas Johnson Rosser

Immigration Attorney at Oxford, MS

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Thomas J. Rosser, Tommy Rosser

  • State Years
    Mississippi - MS 27 years
    Tennessee - TN 18 years
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State MS
    Acquired 1996
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State TN
    Acquired 2005
    Inactive No misconduct found

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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 Mexican citizenship, is fluent in Spanish, and is honorably discharged from the United States Army.



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


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Posted by Klaus | March 14, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Thomas J. Rosser, Mayo Mallette PLLC
Thomas J. Rosser from Mayo Mallette PLLC is our go-to for all immigration related cases. We are very pleased with the great level of customer service we experience. Thomas J. Rosser and his team are always very informative and supportive and smoothly navigate the complex rules and processes that arise each step of the way. They provide timely updates and information and always stay on top of things to move cases to closure. We are greatly impressed by the efficiency with which Mayo Mallette PLLC’s Immigration Team handles our immigration cases. All of our questions and queries are promptly addressed either by Thomas himself or by his assistant. We appreciate their professionalism, knowledge and prompt attention to each of our cases. Considering the fast paced nature of immigration law, the up-to-date legal information is crucial and Thomas and his team have proven to deliver the most current and personalized legal advice. They have a great ability to guide you through the complex immigration procedures and explain the process in easily comprehensible terms.
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Posted by Bill | February 20, 2015
Client recommendation
FNC has retained Tommy Rossser Immigration for the past 15 years for all immigration matters related to our employees. FNC is very appreciative for the professionalism, courtesy and compliance as a result of the services they have provided for us. We often are asked who handles these services for our company and the answer is always a high recommendation for their firm.
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Posted by Mike Clarkson | December 5, 2014
Highly Reccommend
Tommy's legal advice is top of the line. Over the past 19 years, since Tommy has been working with our company on immigration and international corporate transactions, he has become both a trusted advisor and friend. Tommy is a knowledgeable, trustworthy and professional attorney who values his clients. I would highly recommend his services.
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Mayo Mallette PLLC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • Mayo Mallette PLLC
  • 1998 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Black, Bobango & Morgan PC
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Shareholder and Vice-President (Operations)
  • Petrotex International, Inc./Cumamex, SA de CV
  • 1979 - 1990
  • General Sales Manager/Construction Services Manager
  • Fraccionadora Campestre Santa Anita, SA de CV
  • 1973 - 1978
  • Research Associate to the University Provost
  • University Of Texas, Austin
  • 1971 - 1972
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  • University of Texas System, Austin
  • M.A.
  • 1972
  • law
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • In re: Mora de Silverberg
  • Appeal sustained by BIA


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • 1986 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2015
  • The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2011
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (Immigration)
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2006
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  • The Oxford Eagle
  • "Immigration - A Debate of Its Own"
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Mississippi Labor and Employment Section
  • Immigration Law Overview and Recent Developments
  • 2013
  • 2012 Fall Conference - American Immigration Lawyers Association (MidSouth and Texas Chapters)
  • Preparing Successful PERM Labor Certifications
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (5)
Endorse Thomas
Immigration Attorney | Jun 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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."
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Other
"Aggressive and determined. I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Immigration Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this individual as a highly respected and knowledgable lawyer in their practice."
Immigration Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant attorney, highly respected in the legal community."
Immigration Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Talented and well respected in the legal community."
Immigration Attorney | Dec 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Tommy is an excellent attorney. We have collaborated on cases in the past, and I have always admired his thorough preparation of cases and his dedication to his client's cause."
Immigration Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. Tommy Rosser is a well-respected member of the immigration legal community. I have personally known Tommy for many years, he is a great person and I deeply respect his dedication and ethical values."
Immigration Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Tommy Rosser on immigration matters over the last couple of years. Tommy is very professional and highly competent in his practice area. He also demonstrates a high level of care and concern for his clients. He is a real pleasure to work with. Also, his fluency in Spanish is a real plus for Hispanic clients who prefer to work with a lawyer who can speak their native language."
Immigration Attorney | Dec 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I happily endorse this lawyer. Thomas Rosser is a highly regarded lawyer and I'm happy to refer clients to him. He has sound judgment, is ethical and provides good service."
Immigration Attorney | Dec 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Tommy is one of the best immigration lawyers in Mississippi. I have referred clients to him and have worked together with him on projects for the American Immigration Lawyers Association."
Immigration Attorney | Sep 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is very experienced and knowledgeable. We have referred immigration clients to each other's law offices and I have complete confidence in his abilities. Further, Mr. Rosser enjoys an excellent reputation at our immigration bar."
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Thomas Johnson Rosser
Immigration Attorney
Oxford, MS
Licensed for 27 years