Mary Jane WeaverWeaver Schlenger LLP550 Montgomery StreetSuite 650San Francisco, California 94111, U.S.A.
BioMary Jane Weaver is a founding partner of Weaver Schlenger Mazel LLP, and has devoted her professional legal career to providing immigration counseling to companies of all sizes, across a broad spectrum of industries, including high-tech, financial services, telecommunications, engineering, and animation. Ms. Weaver has counseled numerous start-ups and privately held companies in their quest to employ the best and the brightest, and ensured that these companies remained in compliance through a myriad of corporate change, including reorganization, growth and downsizing, entity changes via public offering, and merger and acquisition. She has worked with General Counsel and Human Resource Departments nationally and internationally, assisting them in navigating a variety of immigration challenges. Ms. Weaver was first introduced to immigration law in law school. She saw it as a culmination of all she deemed worthwhile: constitutional law, business law, family law, criminal law, and human rights. Following a clerkship with the Immigration Court in Miami and San Francisco, she entered private practice. Immigration issues continue to be her professional and personal passion. She and her husband, a naturalized U.S. citizen and the CEO of an Internet software company, have two sons and live in San Francisco. • The Colorado College, B.A., cum laude • University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude • Department of Justice Honors Program, Judicial Law Clerk, Executive Office of Immigration Review, Immigration Court, Miami (1989-1990) and San Francisco (1990-1991) • Author of several articles published in various editions of The David Stanton Manual on Labor Certification -Successful Strategies for Practice Under PERM (2005-2008) and frequent speaker on employment-based immigration law • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association; Member: Northern California Chapter (Media liaison (2000-2001), Liaison to the United States Department of Labor and the California Employment Development Department (1996-1997), Liaison to the Immigration Court (1993-1994) • Recognized as a "Go To" lawyer, in the area of immigration in a survey of Bay Area attorneys conducted by The Recorder (2003) • Named among the top corporate immigration lawyers in the state of California by Who's Who Legal (2009 to present), an independent survey of clients and peers in private practice. • Ranked as a leader in her field by Chambers and Partners USA since 2009, based on interviews conducted with attorneys and clients. • Assigned Martindale Hubbell's highest "AV" rating and selected as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer • Member: Minnesota State Bar Association, Bar Association of San Francisco