Business Immigration & Compliance Partners Kelly Cobb and Sang Shin Recognized in Chambers USA Guide

June 6, 2024 | Spotlight

Jackson Walker proudly announces the first-time ranking of the Business Immigration & Compliance practice in the Chambers USA Guide released today. In addition, Jackson Walker partners Kelly D. Cobb and Sang M. Shin were recognized among the top attorneys in Texas in this area.

Each year, Chambers and Partners releases its flagship guides that identify leading practitioners and law firms in the United States and around the world through the culmination of thousands of interviews with attorneys and clients conducted by over 200 research analysts.

In the 2024 guide, Jackson Walker ranked among the top firms in Texas for Immigration, with the following feedback provided by clients:

“Jackson Walker provides top-notch client service, fast turnarounds and a very good handling of complexities.”

“The team keeps abreast of political changes, thinks ahead and is able to map out complex matters.”

In addition to the overall department ranking, Chambers listed both Kelly and Sang among the top Texas attorneys in this area in the 2024 guide. This marks the 11th year Kelly was ranked and the first year for Sang.

Kelly CobbKelly Cobb primarily focuses on U.S. corporate immigration law, including applications/petitions for all visa categories and paths to U.S. permanent residence and naturalization. She has more than 20 years of experience counseling clients in the development and implementation of strategic immigration policies and advising U.S. and international clients on immigration issues related to corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and start-ups. “She knows her clients and is always ready to help,” interviewees told Chambers this year, adding, “Kelly is great to work with.”

Sang Shin headshotSang M. Shin handles a wide range of visas and petitions, and also provides advanced advice to clients on their internal immigration policies and strategies to ensure that his clients have a balanced workforce. As the leader of the firm’s South Korea practice, Sang also facilitates a seamless entry for international companies into the U.S. market. Chambers noted that one client commented: “Sang is awesome to work with. He is very professional while being personable and approachable.”

The firm is proud of the Business Immigration & Compliance team’s recognition along with first-time rankings in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, government relations, public finance, and white-collar litigation. For more information, view Jackson Walker’s announcement of the Chambers 2024 rankings and the firm’s Chambers profile.