Philip C. Curtis ABIL
Philip C. Curtis’s Story
Phil has practiced immigration law since 1985. He has been in practice with Francis Chin since 1994 and has helped to guide Chin & Curtis since its inception. Prior to joining practice with Francis Chin, Phil was an attorney at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston, where he specialized in business immigration matters, labor and employment, and employment litigation. In the course of his more than 30 years in the immigration field, Phil has represented and worked with businesses ranging from multi-national public companies to the most recent entrepreneurial start-ups, as well as nonprofits ranging from private secondary schools to large research institutions. He has helped clients to realize the vision of attracting the best talent from around the world. Phil also has a broad range of experience in family-based immigration, naturalization, worksite compliance, and federal and state litigation. Phil is a frequent lecturer and author at national and local conferences sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., and the Boston Bar Association (BBA). He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and formerly served as Media Liaison for the New England Chapter of AILA. Phil has an A.B. in Political Science from Brown University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.