David S. Jones
Firm: Jackson Lewis P.C.
Address: 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Membership: Professional Associations and ActivitiesAmerican Bar Association American Immigration Lawyers Association National Association of Foreign Student Advisors NAFSA Trainer Corps University of Memphis Academic Internship Advisory Board
University: University of Memphis, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D., 1999
Admitted: 1999, Tennessee; 2000, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Biography: David S. Jones is a Principal in the Memphis, Tennessee, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He also maintains a practice in the Las Vegas, Nevada, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has practiced law exclusively in the area of immigration and related employment matters for over 15 years.Mr. Jones represents clients in complex matters relating to both immigration benefits and enforcement and in proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, the Department of Justice and the Department of State, as well as in matters related to citizenship status discrimination and export control compliance under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).Mr. Jones has extensive experience in assisting companies with hires or transfers of employees from outside of the U.S. in industries such as: Agriculture, Banking and Finance, Chemicals, Construction, Energy, Entertainment, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality, Information Technology, Insurance, Logistics, Manufacturing, Mining, Recycling, Research, Restaurant, Retail and Sports.Mr. Jones is a regular author and conference speaker and has presented before numerous organizations including Association of Corporate Counsel, Society of Human Resources Managers, NAFSA - Association of International Educators, National Association of Colleges and Employers, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and various Bar Associations. Mr. Jones also frequently participates in outreach programs educating the bar and public about legal issues through pro bono clinics, interviews, and seminars. Published Works•“Surviving the ICE Age, ” HRPros Magazine (April, 2012) [Author] •“The Growth of State Immigration and E-Verify Legislation, ” PEO Insider (April, 2012) [Co-Author] •“Immigration Overview (U.S.), ” ACC QuickCounsel (March 2012) [Co-Author] •“State Immigration Legislation in the Midsouth, ” HRPros Magazine (February, 2012) [Author] •“Mandatory E-Verify: A PEO's Guide to State E-Verify Laws, ” NAPEO Legal Insights, Volume 4, Number 3 (December 2011) [Co-Author] •“Immigration Essentials for In House Counsel: The Current and Future State of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy, ” ACC Docket (May 2010) [Co-Author] •“A Chance For Real Immigration Reform, ” Law360, Doc. No. 99438 (May 7, 2010) [Author] • Best Practices for Immigration Law Office Management, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (January 2008) [Assisted in Updating Chapters] • Technology for the Immigration Practitioner, Immigration & Nationality Handbook (January 2006) [Co-Author] • Protecting Your Data and Recovering from a Disaster, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (September 2005) [Co-Author] • The Personal Digital Assistant (PDA): Six Ways It Can Change Your Life... In an Instant! Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (May 2005) [Co-Author] • Cutting the Cord: The New World of Wi-Fi, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (September 2004) [Co-Author] • Gadgets for Today's Immigration Lawyer, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (March 2004) [Co-Author] • Selected Bibliography Of Print And Electronic Resources For The Immigration Practitioner, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (January 2004) [Assisted in Updating Chapters] • Extranets and the Immigration Practitioner, Tech Notes article from Immigration Law Today (November 2003) [Co-Author] • Selected Bibliography Of Print And Electronic Resources For The Immigration Practitioner, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (January 2002) [Assisted in Updating Chapters] • U.S. Immigration-A Legacy of Reform and Reorganization: Problems and Possible Solutions, J. INT'L L., 409 (January 1997) [Author] PublicationsJanuary 5, 2016 Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads January 5, 2016The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residencyDecember 4, 2015 Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 20, December 2015 December 4, 2015Proposed STEM OPT Rule PublishedThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained fromNovember 9, 2015 Proposed New Optional Practical Training (OPT) Rules November 9, 2015The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from accredited institutions - to extend Blogs Immigration USCIS and DOS Announce Revised Procedures for Determining Visa Availability for Applicants Waiting to File for Adjustment of Status September 9, 2015On September 9, 2015, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) and the Department of State (“DOS”), announced new procedures for determining visa availability for applicants waiting to file adjustment of status applications. These revisions are intended to implement executive actions by President Obama. By David S. Jones Immigration Cautionary Tale for EB-5 Investors August 28, 2015The SEC has sued Seattle developer Lobsang Dargey, alleging that he misappropriated $17 million from investors in his EB-5 program, and announcing a freeze of Dargey's assets at the same time. By David S. Jones Immigration Board Orders Conditional Reinstatement of Undocumented Workers April 21, 2015The National Labor Relations Board has held on remand from a federal appeals court that “conditional reinstatement is an appropriate remedy where an employer knowingly employed individuals who lack authorization to work in the United States and then discharged them in violation of the N[ational] L[abor] R[elations] A[ct].” Mezonos Maven By David S. Jones In the NewsMay 29, 2015Immigration Law 360 David Jones Discusses the Power of E-Verify Info May 29, 2015David Jones is quoted in Immigration Law 360's Record-Breaking Bias Fine Hints At Power Of E-Verify Info. View Article (subscription may be required) (Also at Memphis, Tennessee Office)