Prominent Immigration Attorney Joins Fredrikson & Byron

May 4, 2015

Prominent immigration attorney Robert D. Aronson has joined Fredrikson & Byron as a shareholder in the Immigration Group. Aronson practices in the field of employment-based immigration with a special focus on immigration matters for academic institutions, healthcare organizations, international physicians and IT professionals. His clients include some of the nation’s major university institutions and healthcare systems that look to Aronson to provide timely, responsible and effective advice on immigration law and strategy.

“Bob’s specialty complements our practice,” said Laura Danielson, chair of the Immigration Group. “The combination creates a valuable situation for our clients where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

“Joining the Immigration Group at Fredrikson, one of the Midwest’s largest and most admired law firms, will allow me and my team to further build on the caliber of services that I can provide clients,” said Aronson. “Together we’ll have all bases covered.”

Aronson is a prolific author and engaging speaker on immigration matters, having authored over 70 articles and spoken at innumerable national and regional meetings, workshops, and conferences. He has a national reputation as a leader in his professional field as evidenced by various major professional accomplishments, including: Fulbright Fellow at the law schools of Harvard and Moscow State University; Editor-in-Chief of The Physician Immigration Book (ILW: 2011-2012 Edition), which is the most authoritative treatise on immigration matters for international physicians; legal advisor on the advisory body to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services in its study on appropriate immigration policy for international physicians; founder and first chair of the International Medical Graduate (IMG) Taskforce, which is comprised of professionals in the law seeking more favorable policies and programs to address the country’s physician shortage situation; and recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Service Award of the Indiana University School of Law.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, St. Paul, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Fredrikson & Byron has a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet”. Our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients, and operate as business advisors and strategic partners, as well as legal counselors. More information about the firm is available at Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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