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Masuda Funai
203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, Illinois 60601-1262


  • 従業員と扶養家族の健康保険(PPO, PPO Select, HMO)
  • 処方箋薬の保険適用
  • 歯科保険
  • 眼科保険
  • 生命保険
  • 短期所得補償保険
  • 長期所得補償保険
  • プロフィットシェアリング 401(k) 退職制度 
  • 医療費・扶養家族の世話を対象とするフレキシブル支出口座(Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts)
  • 適格通勤福利厚生制度(Qualified transit benefits)(公共交通機関または駐車場) 
  • 従業員支援プログラム(EAP)
  • 人材紹介プログラム(New employee referral program)
  • 司法試験予備校の学費を含む、司法試験関連費用
  • 法曹協会・弁護士会会費
  • 継続的法曹教育(CLE)
  • 金曜日のジーンズ・デーを含む、ビジネスカジュアル服装
  • シカゴ・オフィスビル内フィットネス・センター利用上の特典

Business Immigration Associate – Bilingual Japanese/English


Masuda Funai is seeking a bilingual (Japanese/English) Business Immigration Associate to work in our Schaumburg office. The candidate must be licensed and in good standing in the State of Illinois with one to two years of professional legal experience representing clients in all aspects of business immigration law, including PERM/labor certification processing experience.



  • Prepare and file a wide range of visa petitions, including B-1, H-1B, L-1, E-1, E-2, O-1, TN, etc.
  • Prepare responses to Requests for Evidence (RFEs)
  • Counsel clients through the PERM labor certification process
  • Advise clients on I-9 and EVerify compliance
  • Respond to clients in a timely, forthright, and professional manner
  • Manage and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, and keep supervising attorneys and clients up-to-date on the status of assigned cases
  • Coordinate and collaborate with immigration attorneys, legal assistants, and assigned staff, as well as provide reasonable support to colleagues
  • Maintain knowledge of legal developments in all states where admitted, including the timely completion of CLE as required by state licensing boards
  • Ensure compliance of all local, state and federal laws relating to immigration matters
  • Self-reporting of all instances where the attorney or the client has been threatened with or actually censured, fined, sanctioned, held in contempt, or barred by any court, agency, or dispute-resolution body
  • Regularly attend practice group and firm meetings in person


  • Active license to practice law in Illinois
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Japanese language fluency

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click here.

Posted: 7.08.21