ATLANTA, GA—Barnes & Thornburg has added Sarah J. Hawk as a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment Department in the Atlanta office. Hawk brings nearly two decades of experience advising organizations on their immigration policies.
Employing an extensive knowledge of immigration rules and regulations, Hawk helps organizations obtain visas and permanent residence status for executives, managers, and other critical employees. She advises clients on immigration petitions, consular processing, outbound placement, and waiver cases, as well as complex I-9 and E-Verify compliance, audits, investigations, and trainings. Hawk also oversees the preparation of virtually every kind of employment-based immigration petition.
Hawk is a member of the Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (GAIN) Advisory Board. She earned her J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law, a M.A.T from Agnes Scott College, and a B.A. from Agnes Scott College, magna cum laude.