Attorney - Ashik R. Jahan

Attorney:

Ashik R. Jahan
Partner
HBS Atlanta Office

P: 404-954-6971
F: 404-954-5020
E: ajahan@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Ashik R. Jahan is a partner in the Atlanta office specializing in Business and Family Immigration and Workers' Compensation Law.  His parents, who immigrated to the United States, settled just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, where Mr. Jahan was born. 

Mr. Jahan graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with Honors in political science and a minor in U.S. history.  Mr. Jahan also graduated from Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law where he was active in mediation competitions and served as vice president of the Asian-Pacific American Law Student Association.

Mr. Jahan's immigration practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals with obtaining work and family visas, green cards, and citizenship.  Mr. Jahan also represents employers and insurers in workers' compensation claims in the state of Georgia.

Mr. Jahan is fluent in Bengali and is also an active participant in flag football, soccer, and softball leagues.

Practice Areas

Employment

Mr. Jahan represents management in a variety of capacities to ensure they enjoy the same comprehensive attention and protection as those they employ. Mr. Jahan represents local business and industry as well as governmental entities in a wide variety of employment related matters including policy and procedure implementation, review and revision, as well as I-9 policy review and audits, E-Verify and Social Security no-match issues, Wage and Hour Division audits, and other employment issues.

Immigration

Mr. Jahan has extensive immigration knowledge and experience in employment-based and family-based immigration matters. He has provided immigration counsel to multi-national corporations in many industry sectors including computer/information technology, financial/banking, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, health care and education.  He has also assisted employers in I-9 compliance, Social Security no-match letters, E-Verify, Department of Labor audits, the PERM process and in procuring employment visas and green cards for employees. 

Additionally, Mr. Jahan has assisted individuals and families to obtain visas, green cards and citizenship.  He has also represented clients in removal proceedings.

Workers’ Compensation

Mr. Jahan represents employers and insurers in workers' compensation claims in the state of Georgia. Mr. Jahan has considerable experience in dealing with a wide variety of claims and matters in this field of law, having represented clients at numerous depositions, mediations and hearings.

Education

B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 2004
J.D., Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2007

Admitted

Georgia, 2007

Membership

State Bar of Georgia
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Georgia Association of Muslim Lawyers
South Asian Bar Association
Georgia-Indo American Chamber of Commerce
Turkish-American Chamber of Commerce
2013 Lawyers of Color “Hot List”

Publications

Impact of New OSHA Rules on Georgia Workers’ Compensation Law, July 2016, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog.

What Do Risk Managers Need to Know About Immigration Law, USLAW Magazine, Spring/Summer 2016 

Co-Authored: Dale Slemons and Ashik Jahan, "The Ingress/Egress Rule and the Recent Bonner-Hill v. Southland Waste Systems Case", American Bar Association's Workers' Compensation And Employers' Liability Law Committee newsletter, Winter 2015, p.10-11.

Workers' Compensation and the Teleworking Employee, November 2013, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

Supreme Court of Georgia REVERSES the McRae Decision, December 2012, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog

Georgia Court of Appeals Decision on "Diligent Job Search" Strengthens Maloney Defense for Employers and Insurers, July 2012, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog