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Todd M. Rubin

Special Counsel
Raleigh | 919.835.4598
Fax | 919.835.4574

Todd Rubin has practiced immigration law exclusively for more than 25 years. He concentrates his practice in the area of business visas and employment-based immigration for U.S. and multinational corporations, universities, nonprofit research organizations, and hospitals. He represents employers in communications, biotechnology, software and computer systems, health care, manufacturing, and other industries to obtain temporary work visas, permanent residence, and U.S. citizenship for employees. He also represents foreign investors, university professors, individuals, and families.

As a member of Parker Poe’s Employment Law Group, Todd advises companies on employer compliance issues that include I-9 and E-Verify, as well as employer sanctions and unfair immigration-related practices. He represents clients in general and appellate immigration matters before federal administrative agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, and the State Department in the U.S. and abroad.

Todd lectures on immigration law issues for trade associations, industry groups, and professional associations. He has also written articles on immigration-related topics for professional publications.

Representative Experience

Todd has extensive experience successfully handling matters in the following areas:

  • Temporary visas, including: E-1 and E-2 (treaty trader and treaty investor); (E-3 Australia professionals); H-1B (professionals) H1-B1 (Chile and Singapore professionals); L-1 (intracompany transferees); O-1 (extraordinary); and TN (NAFTA Canada and Mexico).
  • Permanent immigrant petitions, including: EB-1 (extraordinary, outstanding researcher, and intracompany transferee); EB-2 for master’s degree and master’s equivalent, national interest waiver (NIW) (including physicians); and EB-3 professional and skilled worker petitions.
  • Permanent Labor Certifications (PERM).
  • Immigrant investors (EB-5).
  • Waivers of the two-year home residence requirement and other waivers of inadmissibility.
  • Adjustment of status, consular processing and U.S. citizenship.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" in Raleigh for Immigration Law, 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law, 2008-2022
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV® Distinguished™ in Immigration Law; Business Law


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, President, Washington, DC Chapter, 1993-1995