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Robert Loughran Named Best Lawyers© 2020 Immigration Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, TX

27 Aug

HOUSTON – August 28, 2019 – Robert Loughran was named the Best Lawyers® 2020 Immigration Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, TX for the third year. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer review designed to capture the consensus opinion of almost 50,000 leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. 

Loughran is the Managing Partner of Foster LLP’s Austin Office with a concentration in corporate immigration, investor immigration, and emigration to third countries. Loughran has received numerous recognitions for his work in immigration and nationality law, including his recognition as one of The Best Lawyers in America (2008-2020 editions). Loughran is an active member of the community and presents frequently before legal, professional, and academic organizations on the topics of U.S. and foreign work authorization, employer sanctions, maintenance of status, and changes in government proceedings.

“Robert not only started Foster LLP’s Austin office, but under his leadership, he has grown it into the largest and most experienced immigration law firm in Central Texas,” said Chairman Charles Foster, when asked about Robert’s recognition.

Loughran recently presented an update on Nonimmigrant Visa Processing at U.S. Consulates Abroad at the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Conference in Austin, TX as well as an update on Suing the USCIS in Federal Court on Arbitrary and Capricious Decisions at the Annual State Bar Conference. He was also reappointed to the State Bar Committee on Laws Relating to Immigration and Nationality. 

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