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414.271.6560 x15222

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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

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100 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 3300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Office Locations

Austin, TX • Chicago, IL • Denver, CO • Madison, WI • Manitowoc, WI • Midvale, UT • Milwaukee, WI • Missoula, MT • Raleigh, NC • Salt Lake City, UT • Washington, D.C. • Waukesha, WI

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Personal Background

José A. Olivieri is a partner and is Co-Chair of the Government and Public Policy Practice. Mr. Olivieri is also former Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group. He has extensive experience in the area of employment-based immigration matters, including B (temporary visitor), E (treaty trader/investor), F and M (student), H (temporary worker), J (exchange visitor), L (intracompany transferee), O and P (outstanding artist, scientist, educator, businessperson and/or athlete), R (religious worker) and TN (NAFTA) status, as well as permanent labor certification, national interest waiver, adjustment of status, consular processing, citizenship and naturalization and other immigration-related employment law matters, such as I-9 compliance.

Firm Background

Michael Best is a full service law firm with more than 230 lawyers in 12 offices nationwide who continue to provide our clients with the exceptional legal service and business acumen that have defined our firm for generations. We handle a complete range of legal matters, working in collaborative, cross-practice teams to anticipate and meet our clients’ 21st century needs.

Our clients include regional, national, and international corporations, as well as municipalities, trade associations, nonprofits, family trusts, and
individuals. They range in size from small start-up ventures to global Fortune 500 companies, in many different industries. 

We work in collaborative, cross-practice teams that focus not only on legal and regulatory matters, but also on operational issues, market opportunities, and competitive advantage. We always strive to provide excellent service within a highly competitive cost structure, and clients consistently praise our responsiveness and value.

We look forward to serving you next.

Firm Practice Areas

Our practice is broadly organized into the following areas, each with its own sub-practices:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Transactional
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental & Natural Resources
  • Government Relations & Public Policy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Relations
  • Litigation
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

Additionally, we have deep experience in a number of industries that are subject to unique regulatory schemes or rapidly changing market conditions, such as:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agribusiness
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Higher Education
  • Life Sciences