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09/04/12 Morgan Lewis Strengthens Immigration Practice on West Coast
Morgan Lewis today announced that Malcolm Goeschl has joined the firm as a partner in its Labor and Employment Practice, resident in San Francisco.
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practice accolades

Labor & Employment

The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012

Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2014

Named a top 5 firm for employment in BTI's Litigation Outlook 2014 report

Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2014)

Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012) 

Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey

Immigration & Nationality Services

Recognized as leading firm for immigration law in Chambers USA (2011–2012)

honors + affiliations

Finalist, The Recorder’s Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2013)

Member, California Bar Association

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

bar admissions

  • California
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Malcolm K. Goeschl

San Francisco
One Market, Spear Street Tower
San Francisco, CA 94105-1596
United States of America
Phone: +1.415.442.1145
Fax: +1.415.442.1001

Malcolm Goeschl is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Goeschl concentrates his practice on business immigration law, with a particular focus on immigration-related challenges facing emerging businesses founded by, or seeking to employ, foreign talent. He has more than 14 years of immigration law experience involving a wide range of clients, including large multinationals and small start-ups.

Mr. Goeschl is a frequent speaker at leading professional and industry events and has recently been published in publications including Interpreter Releases, Bender's Immigration Briefings, International Quarterly, and International HR Journal. He is a member of the California Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Goeschl was the principal attorney at his own firm, Goeschl Law Corporation, which he founded in January 2005. Before that, he was a senior associate at an international law firm.

Mr. Goeschl earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1998 and his B.A. from the University of Washington in 1993.

Mr. Goeschl is admitted to practice in California.


  • University of Washington School of Law, 1998, J.D.
  • University of Washington, 1993, B.A.