Regional law firm, Mackenzie Hughes, approaches every legal case with “plain talk and exceptional expertise”. Based in Syracuse, New York, they focus on every facet of litigation, business law, trusts and estate law, as well as financial law, commercial insurance, labor disputes and immigration law.
Our mission is to go beyond the typical attorney-client relationship as we strive to build a partnership with our clients. To establish a sense that we are working with you for the best outcome as opposed to simply working for you. Our attorneys are true professionals in their field with a genuine passion for their legal expertise, for their community and for the clients they are serving.
Ramon E. Rivera
A partner at Mackenzie Hughes, Ramon E, Rivera has handled immigration and naturalization in the firm's Business Law Department since 2001. A member of the American Immigration Law Association and the American, New York State, Onondaga County Bar Associations, Attorney Rivera is also an adjunct professor at Syracuse University College of law where he teaches Immigration Law.
Having experience counseling and representing corporate clients and individuals obtain immigrant and non-immigrant visas, he also assists with I-9 verification and compliance, I-9 violations and unfair immigration employment practices and document fraud before the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Published in January 2009, Attorney Rivera collaborated writing "Immigration Strategies for Companies", authoring the chapter entitled "What Your Company Needs to Know About Immigration in Today's Economic and Regulatory Environment." This book is an authoritative perspective on key strategies for advising companies in hiring foreign workers and complying with immigration regulations.