Kalman D. Resnick is a Shareholder with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym., Ltd. Mr. Resnick’s almost 40 years of experience as an immigration law practitioner and his vast knowledge of a multiplicity of immigration practice areas contributes to his ability to advocate for and counsel his clients in the field of immigration law.
In addition to immigration law, Mr. Resnick practices in the areas of labor and employment law, civil rights and constitutional law. He has litigated immigration cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals, the U.S. District Court, and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Mr. Resnick has practiced immigration law since 1973. He has extensive experience in virtually every area of immigration practice, including business immigration, family unification, asylum and refugee matters, nationality and citizenship issues, employer sanctions and other employment related immigration matters, the defense of foreign nationals under removal proceedings, and federal immigration matters.
His clients include multinational corporations, medium and small-sized businesses, universities, medical centers, and individual foreign nationals and their families. He counsels corporations, unions, universities, and other non-profit organizations concerning institutional immigration policies and practices, including employment-related immigration issues.
Mr. Resnick has decades of experience representing clients in the fields of labor and employment law. He has extensive experience in collective bargaining negotiations, labor arbitration, wage and hour matter, and the litigation of labor and employment matters.
Upon graduation from law school in 1973, Mr. Resnick received a Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship to work at the 18th Street Neighborhood Legal Services Office of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago.
In 1976, he obtained private foundation funding to open the Legal Services Center for Immigrants, one of the nation’s first legal services advocacy centers for immigrant rights, which continues in operation today.
- University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 1973)
- Oberlin College (B.A. 1970)
BAR ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. Supreme Court (1982)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1976)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (1976)
MEMBERSHIPS / ASSOCIATIONS :
- Member, Illinois State Bar Association
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Member, National Lawyers Guild Immigration Project
- Member, Chicago Council of Lawyers
- Mr. Resnick is an advisor to many community-based organizations serving immigrant communities.
- Mr. Resnick is a member of the Immigrant Justice Strategy Team of the Jewish Council for Urban Affairs.
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