JANG HYUK IM is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm's San Francisco office. For more than twenty years, he has, both as in-house counsel and in private practice, advised and assisted companies in a wide range of immigration-based employment-related matters. In 2015, Mr. Im was recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Immigration Law.

Mr. Im:

  • Counsels employers in securing all documentation, visas, and permits necessary to facilitate the admission of individuals in temporary working visa classifications into the United States
  • Assists clients in retaining these foreign nationals as full-time employees if they want them to stay beyond the time limitations of their temporary visa classifications
  • Advises clients in immigration and employment visa matters involving various government departments and agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of State
  • Counsels clients on some of the more complex immigration matters dealing with offsite employment, quasi-professional occupations, and high-end employment sponsorship of executives, specialists, and critical role employees
  • Advises clients about IRCA's employer sanctions, record-keeping (Forms I-9) and anti-discrimination provisions, and issues Special Immigration Alerts on a regular basis to keep them aware of current developments in the immigration area

EBG's Immigration clients include major health care organizations, financial institutions, fashion houses, multinational corporations, high-technology companies, IT consulting firms, and other employers needing knowledgeable legal counsel in this important and increasingly complex area of the law. Prior to joining EBG, Mr. Im directed the immigration program for a San Jose software company. He also was in private practice where he assisted dozens of Internet start-up companies in drafting and managing all types of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions.

  • San Francisco Law School (J.D., 1994)
  • University of San Francisco (B.S., 1989)
    • International Business Management
Bar Admissions
  • California
Court Admissions
  • California State Courts
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Korea IT Network
  • Korean American Bar Association of Northern California, Board of Directors and Former Vice President and Secretary
  • Korean American Professional Society, Former President
  • Korean American Society of Entrepreneurs
  • Northern California Regional Governor for the International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • State Bar of California
  • Korean