Since you are a backlogged EB-2 with currently valid EAD the underlying H-1B non-immigrant visa is your "safety net" in case your adjustment of status should "run in to a snag" prior to approval. Consult with experienced immigration counsel related to your new employer and seek to file a PP parallel H prior to 31 January 2013 as you have indicated. Always best to maintain the NIV "safety net" under such circumstances.
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Immediately seek advice from the company immigration attorney or the consel who handles your case.
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