Tonkon Torp LLP

Alan Curtis Perkins

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Alan Perkins is the Chair of Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration Practice Group and focuses his practice on employment-based immigration and counseling on employment law matters relating to foreign nationals. He represents clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Department of Labor.

Alan’s practice focuses on assisting large and small companies with the hiring and retention of foreign national employees. This primarily includes filing petitions with the government, both for temporary and permanent resident status, for executive, managerial, and specialized knowledge transferees of multinational corporations, professionals, individuals of extraordinary ability, and outstanding professors and researchers.

He also advises clients on hiring and continuing employment issues involving foreign nationals in the United States, mergers and acquisitions involving foreign national employees, recruiting, reductions in force, and Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and E-Verify.

Professional Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association


J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1997; B.A., summa cum laude, Willamette University, 1993