James G. Meagley concentrates his practice on legal services related to cross-border business transactions. He has over 30 years of experience with U.S. Immigration and customs matters, including assisting businesses with the employment of foreign national workers and the commercial importation of products.
St. Lawrence University (B.S., Chemistry, cum laude)
University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
New York State
Principal Area(s) of Practice:
Prior to joining Jaeckle Fleischmann, Mr. Meagley served as a Partner at Hodgson Russ LLP, where he concentrated his practice on immigration matters involving temporary and permanent work permits, employment eligibility and e-Verify programs. His customs experience included resolving import trade issues relative to duty rate classification, valuation of goods, eligibility for NAFTA/free trade programs and export trade and licensing matters.
Memberships & Awards:
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) 1985 - Present
- Past-Director, Buffalo World Trade Association (BWTA)
- Listed, Best Lawyers in America
Twenty-Six Jaeckle Attorneys Named As "Best Lawyers In America" By Peer Review
Aug-15-2013 — Jaeckle Fleischmann announces that 26 lawyers from the Firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
James Meagley to Present at Erie Institute of Law CLE Seminar
Nov-02-2012 — Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP, announces that James Meagley will present a Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled U.S. Immigration Overview for Non-Immigration Lawyers. This program is sponsored by the Erie Institute of Law and will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Bar Association of Erie County.
James G. Meagley Joins Jaeckle Fleischmann as Special Counsel
Aug-10-2010 — BUFFALO, NEW YORK - Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP, a full service corporate law firm announces that James G. Meagley has joined the Firm as Special Counsel. He will practice in the Firm's Immigration and International Business practice groups.