Faculty Profile: Hon-Vinh Duong

Hon-Vinh DuongWaller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP511 Union St #2700 Nashville, TN 37219 Work Phone: (615) 244-6380Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (2)
  • Corporate Counsel 2019: Immigration Developments Under the Current Administration
  • Corporate Counsel Forum 2019

In his immigration practice, Vinh Duong assists a broad spectrum of industries ranging from early start-ups to large multi-national corporations, with their international talent acquisition and regulatory compliance needs. Companies seeking to attract and retain international personnel rely on Vinh to assist with immigration matters, including:

E-1 and E-2 visas for foreign traders and investors
EB-1 petitions for foreign nationals of extraordinary ability
EB-2 national interest waiver petitions (for researchers and physicians)
H-1B visas for specialty occupation professionals
J-1 waivers for physicians subject to the foreign residence requirement
O-1 visas for foreign nationals of extraordinary ability
L-1 visas for intra-company transfers

Clients in the healthcare, banking, off-shore, manufacturing, and science/technology industries also seek Vinh's counsel regarding compliance with government regulatory programs such as I-9 employment verification and E-Verify. Vinh's  good-natured sense of humor and sincere interest in serving the clients’ makes each feel like they are the only client. Vinh’s commitment to client service is underpinned by his belief that providing personal attention and offering complete reliability are his most critical tasks.

Vinh's dedication to helping people seek new opportunities in the U.S. is exemplified in his work with pro bono and community activities, which include supporting free citizenship clinics for individuals and families and assisting special immigrant juveniles obtain permanent residence in the United States.

Additionally, Vinh has been named to Lawyers of Color's Inaugural Hot List (Southern Region).