Yane Park McKenzie

Associate

Atlanta
Business Phone: 404.885.3927
Business Fax: 404.885.3900

yane.mckenzie@troutmansanders.com

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Yane McKenzie’s practice focuses on business immigration, assisting small to large corporations hire and retain foreign nationals and advising them on I-9 and E-Verify matters. She has experience preparing nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions for employees in various visa categories, including B-1/B-2, E-1/E-2, L-1, H-1B, EB-1, TN, and O-1 as well as PERM/Labor Certifications. She also enjoys gaining experience in other areas of the law by taking on unique pro bono cases.

In law school, Yane served as the Senior Managing Editor of the Law Review while working part-time at a law firm. Prior to law school, she served one year in AmeriCorps, committing 1700+ hours to teaching and mentoring children and youth with behavioral and psychological issues.

Yane has lived in 3 different countries and 8 states/provinces but considers Georgia her second home.

Presentations and Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, Georgia Chamber of Commerce Webinar: "Understanding the New I-9 Form & Immigration Compliance" (April 2017)
  • Troutman Sanders’ 2015 Labor & Employment Seminar
  • Troutman Sanders’ 2016 Annual Workplace Challenges Update

Publications

  • “Immigration Service to Increase H-1B Site Visits to Combat Fraud and Abuse” (HR Law Matters)
  • “Two Immigration Law Updates: Premium Processing for H-1B Temporarily Suspended, and New Handbook for Employers Issued” (HR Law Matters)
  • “Update on New I-9 Form and Important Advisory” (HR Law Matters)
  • “Good and Bad Employee Handbook Rules in Light of Increasing Section 7 Violations: The NLRB GC’s Report” (Employment Law Daily, HR Law Matters)
  • “Conducting an Internal Audit of Your Company’s I-9 Forms” (HR Law Matters)
  • “I-9 Violation Fines Increased!” (HR Law Matters)
  • “The New I-9 Form is Now Available” (HR Law Matters)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), New Members Division Chair
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
  • Alumnae and Women of Emory
  • Korean-American Bar Association

Professional Experience

  • Troutman Sanders, 2013-Present

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Education

  • Mercer University, cum laude, 2013
    Mercer Law Review, Senior Managing Editor
  • Emory University, B.A., 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Languages

  • Korean