Maggie Murphy is a Partner with BAL and leads the Austin office. She specializes in complex, creative business immigration solutions. She has over 20 years of technical experience in immigration law and is an industry leader in PERM, I-9 and E-Verify compliance and Business Visa case types.

Maggie is currently serving as Elected Director on the Board of Governors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association and serves on several national committees for AILA. She is also a founding officer of the State Bar of Texas Immigration & Nationality Law Section and is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Maggie is a frequent speaker and author on various immigration topics.

Education & Admissions

University of Texas, Juris Doctor
St. Edward's University, B.A. in English Writing & Rhetoric

Admitted to: State Bar of Texas and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas


American Immigration Lawyers Association: Elected Director, Board of Governors; Former Chair of the Texas Chapter
Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Immigration & Nationality Law)
Austin Bar Association


Best Lawyers
Superlawyers (Texas)
Legal 500

Professional Accomplishments

Speaker on various national, regional and Texas panels on business immigration topics, including PERM, E-Verify, H-1B, O-1 and I-9 compliance issues.