We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Lee M. Fuller, Jr., the Founding Partner of Fuller & Fuller LLP. Well-respected for his expertise in immigration law and for his personal compassion, Mr. Fuller passed away on January 4, 2016 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Victoria, his sister, Gretchen, his son, Scott, a Managing Partner at Fuller & Fuller LLP, his two daughters, Lisa and Kristina, and his seven grandchildren.
Born in 1938, Mr. Fuller graduated from Bronxville High School in 1956, Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1960 and obtained his law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1965. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1967. He served as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law from 1981 to 2001 teaching Immigration Law.
Commissioned into the ROTC program while at Princeton University, Mr. Fuller served on active duty in the Navy for two years aboard the USS ESSEX, seeing action in the Bay of Pigs. He then served for more than 30 years of service in the Navy Reserve, he retired retiring as a Captain, Navy JAG Corps.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Fuller worked for the Lindsay mayoral campaign before joining the law firm of Shearman & Sterling in Manhattan as an Associate. In 1978, he founded the Law Offices of Lee M. Fuller, Jr., with a concentration in employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant matters. In 1999, he formed a partnership with his son Scott as Fuller & Fuller LLP. Mr. Fuller took great pride in developing his law practice in Manhattan and providing the highest level of immigration counsel and personal legal support to his clients. As we mourn his passing, Fuller & Fuller LLP will continue his great legacy of professionalism, compassion and client service.
The Firm of Fuller & Fuller LLP, based in New York City and serving clients throughout the United States, has been serving as immigration counsel to U.S. and foreign multi-national businesses and individual clients since 1978.
The legal practice of Fuller & Fuller LLP is limited to U.S. immigration and nationality law and consular practice. The Firm represents clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Labor, the Department of State and at U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world.
Each year, thousands of employers in the United States hire foreign nationals to join their businesses and organizations. These foreign workers often bring highly specialized knowledge to their respective fields, add cultural diversity to the workplace and help U.S. employers maintain competitive advantage in the global market. Despite the many benefits that these foreign nationals bring to the U.S. economy, business immigration procedures are often complex and the legal processes are overwhelming.
Our firm will guide you through the maze of immigration processes, from the hiring to the transfer of foreign workers. With our experience working with all types of organizations and businesses and our knowledge of United States citizenship and immigration law, we can help you explore the options for work authorization and assist you with the documentation requirements necessary to obtain the appropriate visa. The firm also provides legal advice and assistance to corporate clients in establishing "I-9" employment compliance programs to meet immigration and labor department laws and regulations involving foreign workers.
Fuller & Fuller LLP has extensive experience assisting corporate clients with obtaining specialty occupation, intracompany transferee, treaty investor and other non-immigrant work visas. The Firm also provides legal assistance with matters leading to the attainment of lawful permanent residence (“green card”) status, including alien employment certifications, employment based preference petitions based on extraordinary/exceptional ability, performance of outstanding research, multinational executive/managerial transfers and family based lawful permanent residence petitions. The Firm has substantial experience representing individual clients with professional qualifications and extraordinary ability, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. The Firm also provides legal advice and assistance regarding U.S. Naturalization applications.
Contact our U.S. Business Immigration Law Firm with your questions.