Matt MorseChief Legal Officer


J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1998;
University of Michigan (B.A., Political Science, 1991)

Bar Admissions

State of Michigan, 1998

Matt Morse has been practicing employment-based immigration law for over 20 years.  He has experience with many areas of Green Card processing, including PERM labor applications, immigrant visa petitions, and Adjustment of Status applications.  He has experience with Naturalization issues, and family-based immigration matters, and has extensive experience with many nonimmigrant visa categories, including the B, E, F, H, K, L, O, R, and TN categories, as well as consular processing matters.  He has strong knowledge of federal immigration statutes and regulations.  “Keeping clients informed of changes in the law, and what those changes might mean for their immigration objectives is crucial.  Companies need to know that we are giving them updates, and providing them with guidance on a timely basis, so that adjustments to their talent mobility strategies may be made accordingly.”

As a Partner at FGI, Matt’s experience includes Extraordinary Ability Alien cases, National Interest Waiver cases, Outstanding Professor/Researcher cases, Multi-National Manager and Executive cases, as well as health care worker immigration cases.  He has published articles in Immigration Daily ( and International Law Office (  Matt held internships with the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.  He also practiced in the areas of Gaming Law, Real Property Law, and Contract Law.  His interest in immigration law developed out of these experiences, and out of a desire to help businesses and individuals navigate the complexities of federal immigration laws.  “I see my role as making this process as clear and manageable as possible for our clients.  It is important to listen to the client and interact with them in a meaningful way.”

Matt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and his J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Michigan Bar Association.


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