Competency & Expertise: Jane is a founder and partner of the Firm. With 30 years of immigration experience, Jane represents some of our nation’s finest universities, medical centers, research institutions and private employers, and is specifically authorized to represent the University of Pennsylvania and its Health System, Temple University and its Health System, the University of Delaware, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University and PASSHE and Pennsylvania's 14 state Universities. Jane also represented the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on a trade mission to China where she spoke on Immigrant Investor and Intra-Company Transferee strategies. Jane has been retained on multiple occasions as an expert witness in the field of immigration and is frequently called upon to provide immigration advice to local, state, and national elected officials. Jane is consistently listed as one of the best immigration attorneys in the United States (www.bestlawyers.com), as one of the best immigration attorneys in Pennsylvania (www.superlawyers.com) and as one of the best business immigration attorneys internationally (www.whoswholegal.com). She is a frequent author and speaker on Employment-Based Options at national and local conferences of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Publications and Presentations: Jane is Co-Editor-In-Chief of one of the immigration field's leading employment-based immigration texts: The David Stanton Manual on Labor Certification and author of its seminal article entitled: "Special Recruitment Labor Certification for College, University, and Medical School Teachers" (AILA 2005) as well as an updated version entitled: "Special Recruitment: The Advantageous PERM Process for College and University Teachers…and Others" (AILA 2009). Jane also authored a similar article on Special Recruitment for the book Immigration Options for Academics and Researchers (forthcoming AILA 2011) and co-authored in that same book an article entitled: "Labor Certification Process for Academic Institutions". Jane is a Peer Reviewer of AILA’s digital periodical: VOICE: An Immigration Dialogue and its online monograph series: Inside Immigration.
Education & Additional Qualifications: Jane, upon graduating in 1979 from Cardozo School of Law, joined the distinguished New York City Immigration Law Firm of Wildes & Weinberg (that once represented John Lennon). In September 1981, Jane joined the Dilworth Paxson firm, based in Philadelphia, and for the next 6+ years headed their immigration department. In April 1988, Jane, with Wendy Castor Hess, formed Goldblum & Hess, threw away their time-sheets, and committed themselves to providing high quality and reasonably priced immigration law services.