| County: McLean|
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Mr. Arkell focuses his practice in immigration and employment law primarily representing institutions of higher education, hospitals, corporations and highly skilled professionals. He counsels and assists his higher education and corporate clients with obtaining and retaining talented employees from throughout the world.
A former international student and permanent resident who went through the immigration process himself, he has a great deal of experience working on complex immigration issues with federal agencies such as the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, United States Department of Labor, and United States Department of State.
His background in employment law and litigating cases before agencies such as the Illinois Department of Human Rights, Illinois Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal appellate and district courts provides practical context for advising his clients.
District of Columbia, 1998
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2003
Illinois Court of Claims
Illinois Supreme Court
Date of Birth: 1970
Law School: University of Notre Dame, J.D., 1997
Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1994
State of Illinois, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1997-2001
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Associations
The District of Columbia Bar
American Immigration Lawyers Association
National Association of College and University Attorneys
Association of International Educators
Society for Human Resource Management
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Leading Lawyers Member selected by peers in Employment Law: Employee, Employment Law: Management, Immigration Law: Employment, and Immigration Law: Individual
Dunn, Willard, Arkell, Bugg, Patterson & Herr, LLP was founded in 1915 and is one of the oldest law firms in Illinois. The firm has several attorneys whose areas of expertise include services to clients in the following areas of law: employment, immigration, business, corporations, real estate, tax, wills, trusts, estate planning, intellectual property, alternative dispute resolution and litigation.
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