Michael Hoops


New York, New York

Michael Hoops is a partner in Taylor English’s Labor and Employment Department, where he focuses his practice on immigration. Mr. Hoops has more than 20 years of experience securing U.S. permanent residence, immigrant and nonimmigrant visa status for foreign national employees, as well as assisting clients with U.S. Department of Labor compliance programs.

Throughout his career Mr. Hoops has worked on behalf of clients to successfully overcome a Notice of Intent to Deny issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in connection with I-140 Multinational Manager Immigrant Petition, responded to numerous Requests for Evidence issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in connection with H-1B petitions, L-1 petitions, and I-140 petitions, and responded to numerous Audit Notices issued by the U.S. Department of Labor in connection with PERM application filings.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Hoops was a member of an Am Law 75 firm.


  • Speaker, “Navigating Leave Issues During COVID-19,” The New Reality of Workplace Law and Practice in the COVID-19 Era, Duane Morris LLP, Webinar, October 29, 2020
  • Speaker, “Immigration Update,” Duane Morris Institute Employment Law Insights Conference, New York City, November 8, 2017
  • Speaker, Duane Morris’ Developments in Workplace Law and Practice, New York, May 4, 2017

Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Immigration


  • Hofstra University School of Law, JD, 1996
  • Boston University, BA, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • New York


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