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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.
Michael has assisted numerous private and public schools to establish F-1 Foreign Student Programs. He provides training and counseling on SEVIS compliance. Michael is also an expert in the field of I-9 compliance. He has defended companies in government initiated I-9 investigations and regularly works with employers to conduct internal I-9 audits and training. He prides himself on being accessible, listening to client needs, and working at the pace of your business.
Before establishing FordMurray with Russell Ford, Michael practiced at large national law firms in Boston and New York. He has represented clients across a wide variety of industries, including software development, semiconductor manufacturing, retail and investment banking, telecommunications, higher education, biotechnology, aquaculture, machine manufacturing, and healthcare.
Michael has been published in Forbes, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, New Hampshire Business Review, School Administrator Magazine, and the Portland Press Herald on business immigration law topics. He has also been an invited speaker at the University of New Hampshire, Bowdoin College, Bates College, and the Maine International Trade Center.
- Stanford University, J.D., 1999
- Sarah Lawrence College, B.A., 1996
Bar & Court Admissions
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators
- Katahdin Counsel, Honoring Pro Bono Legal Services in Maine (2012)