Immigration Law in Ohio
Ice Miller LLP, 250 West Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215
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Ice Miller is proud to be affiliated with a number of highly influential and committed organizations who help improve how Ice Miller provides service to our clients. Two of the most notable affiliations are the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) and the United States Law Firm Group (USLFG). The ELA is a network of more than 2000 employment and labor attorneys from 135 nations, helping clients deal with complex employment issues around the world. The USFLG was founded in 1984 and is a network of 18 established law firms representing more than 5900 lawyers. The group includes lawyers in 85 cities, providing Ice Miller attorneys with an active body of knowledge of local and regional law policies and practices.
A graduate of Duke University, magna cum laude, and The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Mr. Slowik has over 35 years of experience in labor and employment law, over 30 years of immigration law experience, and three decades of experience as a Harvard-trained mediator. Mr. Slowik has lectured on the subjects of employment law and immigration law. He is the author of several articles which have appeared in Ohio Lawyer magazine and elsewhere. Mr. Slowik is a contributor to the American Management Association’s The ePolicy Handbook. A trained mediator, Mr. Slowik has engaged in the private mediation of employment and business cases since 2002. He is a longstanding member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA), and is a Past Chair of the OSBA’s Committee on Dispute Resolution.
Specialties: Immigration law; foreign investors; temporary foreign workers in H-1B, L-1, O-1, etc. categories; permanent residency (green cards) for work or family; labor certification and PERM; defense of employers against I-9 audits & claims of illegal hiring.
Employment and labor law; sexual harassment and all forms of discrimination; breach of non-competition agreements and employment contracts; written employment policies; employee terminations.
Private mediation of employment and business cases.