Ashik R. Jahan is a partner in the Atlanta office specializing in Business and Family Immigration and Workers' Compensation Law. Mr. Jahan's immigration practice focuses on representing and advising businesses and individuals in obtaining work and family visas, and obtaining status, permanent residency, and citizenship in the United States. Mr. Jahan also represents employers and insurers in workers' compensation claims in the state of Georgia.
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 served as vice president of the Asian-Pacific American Law Student Association. Mr. Jahan is also fluent in Bengali and is also an active participant in flag football, soccer, and softball leagues.
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.
B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 2004
J.D., Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2007
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”
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