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Rami D. Fakhoury, an ABIL attorney, is a managing partner of the AV-rated Fakhoury Law Group PC, representing some of the largest global users of US employment-based visas. He is an  His practice focuses on business-based employment immigration, with a concentration in the information technology and engineering sectors; among his clientele are health-care workers, investors, academics, and individuals of extraordinary and exceptional ability. In this era of strict enforcement, Mr Fakhoury provides a fully coordinated, expert approach to compliance risk assessments and risk management with a concentration on comprehensive compliance and audit procedures. He and his firm have successfully handled the most difficult legal challenges that confront H, L, E, and O visas and other business immigration employers, including relocation, international taxation and related compliance issues. Mr Fakhoury has distinguished himself as a pioneering innovator throughout his career. He has been counsel for clients at US consulates abroad and is an international lecturer and fellow for the Center for International Legal Studies (CILS); a moderator and leader of the ILW on immigration and consular processing; a policy and compliance liaison for Techserve Alliance on US immigration laws; and a member of the immigration section of the International Bar Association. Mr Fakhoury has also presented and written authoritative articles on immigration issues and has served as managing editor for The Consular Processing Guide, ILW; the International Law Office's business immigration newsletters; and for an upcoming book entitled Beyond Basics - Dealing with Complicated Business Immigration Issues. This immigration practitioner, cited in the Who's Who Among American Lawyers, International Who's Who in Corporate Immigration Law and and whose firm was chosen as the Global Immigration Firm of the year, is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (international law section); TechAmerica's immigration law committee; the American Immigration Lawyers Association; the International Business Association's immigration law committee. He is a fellow of the Center of International Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria, a member of the Order of St Ignatius and a global charter member of TiE Global. He is also the Editor of The Consular Posts Book. He is also the author of ABIL's Global Immigration Handbook.


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Fakhoury Law Group, PC

3290 West Big Beaver Road
Ste 510
Troy, MI, 48084-2917


MIActive And In Good Standing199405/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Global Immigration Lawyer of the yearCorporate International2011
The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration LawyersWho's Who Legal2010
Global Immigration Lawyer of the YearCorporate International2010
Top Lawyers in MichiganDBusiness2010
Immigration Attorney USAFinanace Monthly2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/Managing MemberFakhoury Law Group1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Global DetroitBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Global MichiganCo-chair of Global Immigration2012 - Present
Alliance of Business Immigration AttorneysEquity Shareholder2010 - Present
Information Technology Association of AmericaMember2003 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1994 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ABILABIL's Global Immigration Handbook2012
ABIL, Lexis NexisGlobal Business Immigration Practice Guide2012
ILW.comTHE FIGHT BACK BOOK:A Litigator’s Guide to APA Suits Against the USCIS and the Department of Labor2010
ILW.comThe Consular Guide2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Wayne State UniversityFinance/Business EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TieCon Midwest 2010Immigration Enforcement2010
International Bar AssociationImmigration/ B1 Visas2010
2006 ConferenceUS Immigration2006
4th Annual INSZoom ConferenceImmigrationN/A