Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Matthew Martinez, member in our Phoenix office, has been named to the National Law Journal's list of Immigration Law Trailblazers.

The National Law Journal recognizes professionals who have moved the needle in the legal industry. Matthew has been representing clients from diverse industries in all matters of business immigration. "I am truly honored to be selected by the National Law Journal as a trailblazer in Immigration Law. This list is filled with such talented and accomplished attorneys," said Matthew.

Matt advises Latin American companies from across the globe in setting up operations in the U.S. and transferring key employees. He counsels companies on complex immigration issues that arise in mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, and assists companies with I-9 and E-Verify issues, including internal audits and government investigations. He has also helped a number of elite athletes come to the United States to compete, including MLB and NHL players as well as acclaimed equestrians. Matt is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and frequent speaker on immigration matters affecting employers, and he also lectures international students at major universities regarding their post-graduation employment options. He is fluent in Spanish.