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Clark Hill PLC Attorney Michael P. Nowlan Recognized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association with President's Commendation

June 25, 2012


– Clark Hill attorney Michael Nowlan received the President’s Commendation from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for his outstanding leadership as chair of the National Business Committee. The President’s Commendations – reserved for those individuals who greatly contributed to the success of the acting President – was announced at the AILA Annual Meeting in Tennessee, June 14.

“The President’s Commendation is a well-deserved honor for Mike,” said John Hern, CEO of Clark Hill PLC. “He is a proven leader in every sense of the word and it’s not surprising that he received recognition for his outstanding guidance of the Business Committee at the AILA. His talent is an asset to both our organizations. We’re proud to have him as a member of our team.”

Nowlan is the co-leader of Clark Hill’s Immigration Practice Group. He represents a variety of entities as they prepare for U.S. entry, including Fortune 100 and 500 companies, scientists and engineers, religious institutions, business executives and entrepreneurs, and other professionals and their families. Nowlan’s expertise includes nonimmigrant visas, and permanent residence and naturalization processes. He is an advocate for immigrant rights on a regional and national level, and he has published a number of articles on the topic. In addition to his President’s Commendation, Nowlan was recognized for professional achievement in immigration law by Who’s Who Legal – Corporate Immigration, as well as

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The AILA is a national association with more than 11,000 attorneys and law professors. AILA members represent a broad spectrum of individuals and corporations who need assistance navigating the complex U.S. immigration laws. In addition to legal assistance, the AILA provides continuing legal education, information and professional services. AILA committee categories include liaison, professional relations and issues development.

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