Legal Services

Legal Services

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The CLG fixed fee covers all legal services up to the approval of the L-1 petition, regardless of the attorney time spent. The following illustrates the typical legal services undertaken by CLG during the L-1 petition process.

Initial Consultation

Fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding the employer’s options and explanation of the L-1 petition process and timeline.

USCIS Service Center Processing

Information and Document Collection

Online collection of the employer and employee’s information and the relevant documentation required for filing of the L-1 petition.

Information and Document Review

Review of the information and relevant supporting documentation provided by the employer and employee.

L-1 Petition Drafting

Drafting of the L-1 petition and assembly of documentation for the employer and employee’s final review and signatures.

L-1 Petition Filing

Filing (by courier) of the L-1 petition and documentation with the USCIS Service Center and acceptance of case receipt notices.

*Pursuant to the North American Free Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian citizens can file the L-1 petition at a Class ‘A’ land port of entry or United States pre-clearance station at an airport in Canada.

Case Monitoring

Monitoring of the case progress using scheduled online status inquiries and automatic email updates provided by the USCIS Service Center to ensure expeditious processing.


Responding promptly to USCIS Service Center requests for evidence and making certain that the L-1 petition is forwarded in a timely manner to the U.S. Consulate (if required).

Status Update and Advice

Providing clients with real time updates of changes in case status as well as advice and response to client questions.

How to Retain CLG

Free Consultation

If you are seriously considering the L-1 process, please schedule a free consultation with a CLG attorney. The consultation consists of fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding options, explanation of the process and timeline and discussion of fees. You may also wish to read “Why CLG?”