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Our Team

The FordMurray Team

Russell and Michael, the founders and principals of FordMurray, share a vision to provide the highest level of client service to employers across the nation in the field of business immigration law. Prior to establishing FordMurray, Russell and Michael practiced immigration law at large national law firms in the major East Coast legal markets including Boston, New York City, and Atlanta.  With over 30 years of combined experience, FordMurray offers sophisticated legal solutions tailored to your business and your goals. Read what our clients have to say about working with us, or click on the bios to read more about our attorneys and staff.


Russell Ford

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Russell Ford assists public and private employers, large and small, in developing effective immigration policies and strategies for personnel movement around the globe. His clients include colleges and universities, multinational corporations, and nonprofit organizations who need legal guidance regarding the recruitment, maintenance, and retention of international personnel.


Michael Murray

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Michael Murray has devoted his career to working with hospitals, institutions of higher education, and businesses large and small to find the best solutions for their immigration law needs. Whether obtaining work visas or assisting employees through the Permanent Residence process, Michael is a trusted advisor who can be counted on to find efficient, practical solutions that work for your organization.

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Sara Fleming

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Sara Fleming has focused on the immigration needs of highly skilled workers and their employers throughout her career. She has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceutical and biotech, higher education, and healthcare. She has also assisted many individual physicians, researchers, engineers and international government officials through the permanent residence process. Before joining FordMurray, Sara practiced at a boutique immigration firm in Boston and gained a reputation for exceptional client service.

FordMurray Senior Immigration Counsel Aga Asbury

Aga Asbury

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Aga handles a wide spectrum of immigration matters, in all levels of complexity, but focuses much of her energy on family immigration, naturalization petitions, and E visas. She assists foreign-born business owners and entrepreneurs utilize E and L-1 visas to start their American enterprises, from restaurants to technical start-ups. Additionally, she helps individuals and couples with K-1 fiancé(e) visa process and other consular processing cases.

Our Staff

At its core, immigration law is about the people. In practice, it’s also a lot – a lot – of paperwork. We are lucky to have a staff of dynamic, organized, and efficient paralegals who help ensure the filing process goes smoothly for our clients.

Our paralegals are not just great at the paper side of visa applications, they are also caring and empathetic, bringing a focus on superior customer service in everything they do.