OGC Solutions, a Parsippany-based law firm, recently announced it added Alka Bahal as a partner and the new chair of the Corporate Immigration Services Practice. Bahal brings a wealth of experience and expertise in immigration and nationality law, further elevating the firm’s ability to provide strategic legal counsel in the complex landscape of international personnel movement.
Bahal has extensive knowledge in compliance programs, strategic immigration planning and obtaining non-immigrant and immigrant visas. With a career exclusively focused on corporate immigration, Bahal has represented a diverse range of clients, from Fortune 500 corporations to small startup ventures and nonprofit organizations across the country. Her expertise spans various industries, including biotechnology, health care, financial services, information technology and more.
Bahal is said to possess an in-depth understanding of the ways in which immigration compliance and visa processing are affected by the delicate interplay among the law, political nuances and the needs of businesses, which enables her to provide effective, mindful and creative representation to her clients.
Bahal assists employers in meeting their needs efficiently and effectively, while endeavoring to minimize the inconvenience, delay, expense and potential liability often arising out of immigration issues. She offers advisory services to help navigate the complex areas of work authorization and immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services, as well as develop foreign national workforce policies, training programs, and corporate compliance strategies, such as I-9 compliance, to respond to workplace needs. Additionally, she conducts on-site preventive training programs catered to meet her clients’ specific needs.
In tandem with Bahal’s arrival, OGC Solutions welcomed Lindsey Mulligan as Bahal’s paralegal. Mulligan brings almost a decade of experience in business immigration, with a keen focus on accuracy and completeness in preparing and managing immigrant and nonimmigrant cases. Her expertise extends to all types of business and employment related visas that allow employers to bring and keep foreign national employees in the U.S.
Christopher Santomassimo, founding partner at OGC Solutions, expressed his enthusiasm for Bahal’s joining, stating: “With immigration being a complex field with ever-changing regulations, Alka’s background is exactly what we need to keep our clients up to date of regulatory changes. She will complement our best-in-class team with her experience that our clients need.”
Anthony Davis, founding partner at OGC Solutions, also commented: “Alka’s addition to our firm signifies our commitment to delivering top-tier immigration services. Her expertise aligns seamlessly with our dedication to providing strategic, thoughtful and cost-effective representation to our clients.”