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Stephen D. Davis II
Shareholder
PROFILE
AWARDS
AFFILIATIONS
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Stephen's Profile

Stephen is a Shareholder and member of Maynard Cooper’s Immigration practice group. He is an experienced immigration attorney who devotes his practice to assisting international companies regarding all phases of their foreign national workforce.Stephen provides immigration advice and representation to companies and professionals in numerous industries, including hospitality, manufacturing, information technology, financial services, government contracting, education, pharmaceutical and biotechnology. He partners with his clients on an ongoing basis to keep them apprised of deadlines and immigration reform.

He helps his clients obtain temporary and permanent work authorization for foreign nationals, including managers and executives, temporary non-agricultural workers, college professors and instructors, workers with specialized knowledge, physicians, students and interns. By evaluating each employee’s credentials and work intentions and considering all applicable visa classifications, Stephen devises successful strategies for obtaining the most advantageous arrangements for entry and stay in the United States.

Stephen's Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Employment Law – Management (2020)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in General Litigation, Immigration: Business (2016 – Present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Immigration: Business and General Litigation (2014-2015)

Stephen's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • National Children’s Advocacy Center, Board of Directors (January 2017 to present)

Stephen's Speaking Engagements

10/26/18: “Immigration Update,” 64th Annual Human Resources Management Conference (Birmingham, AL)

CONTACT
T 256.512.0101
F 256.512.0119
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BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama
EDUCATION
University of Alabama School of Law (2008, J.D., Alabama Law Review; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; Tax Law Moot Court Team; Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society)
University of Alabama (2005, B.A., magna cum laude)
JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

Honorable Inge P. Johnson
United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama

August 15, 2019
130 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020
Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 130 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting att...
March 8, 2019
CLIENT ALERT - NEW OVERTIME PAY RULES PROPOSED, AT LAST
After years of debate and waiting, the USDOL has issued its newly-proposed overtime rules. The USDOL has released a rule that, if adopted, will set a minimum salary for the OT exemption at $679 per week or annually at $35,308 per year. The increase t...
November 9, 2018
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE RECEIVES RECOGNITION IN RECENT U.S. NEWS/BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” AND SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS
The recently released edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” positions Maynard Cooper in the National Tier Rankings in 10 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, L...
November 10, 2018
5TH ANNUAL CONSTRUCTION LAW SUMMIT (CONSTRUCTION LAW SECTION OF THE ALABAMA STATE BAR)
May 11, 2018
Practice Pointers for Banks Dealing With ICE Investigations - Alabama Bankers Association Board Briefs
September 1, 2017
OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW: EMPLOYERS MUST USE REVISED FORM I-9 STARTING SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a revised ...