Jessica T. Cook

Partner

Atlanta Office

(404) 240-4151 phone
(404) 240-4249 fax

jcook@laborlawyers.com




Education

  • William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, VA
    J.D. 2004
  • Oakwood College, Huntsville, AL
    B.A. 2001, summa cum laude

Jessica Cook is a partner in the Atlanta office and a member of the firm's Global Immigration Practice Group.

Jessica's practice focuses on immigration and nationality law. Jessica has extensive experience representing and advising employers in all areas of business immigration, including temporary employment visas, labor certifications, permanent residency, and outbound visas. 

She advises employers regarding compliance with the Form I-9, including government audits of I-9 forms.  She conducts I-9 and E-Verify compliance training, performs I-9 audits and frequently speaks on immigration topics. 

Jessica represents local, national and multi-national companies with regard to their immigration needs in such industries as higher education, health care, information technology, manufacturing, and other fields. 

Jessica is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Representative Work

Permanent residence cases for Aliens of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers (including scientists, and internationally-recognized academics) and University and College faculty (special handling cases).

O-1 nonimmigrant visas for individuals who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics.

Representation of employers in connection with U.S. governmental agency audits and investigations, including H-2B U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division audtis/investigations and Form I-9 compliance audits by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Georgia Supreme Court
Supreme Court of Virginia

Professional Activities

American Immigration Lawyers Association
National Employment Law Council
Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
State Bar of Georgia, Immigration Law Section
Atlanta Bar Association
Southern Society of Adventist Attorneys

Community

Board of Directors, Oliver White Hill Foundation

Education

  • William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, VA
    J.D. 2004
  • Oakwood College, Huntsville, AL
    B.A. 2001, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Virginia