Sarah Maxwell


Sarah Maxwell is the head of global immigration at Envoy. She has vast experience handling all aspects of corporate and employment-based immigration law.

Maxwell most recently served as an associate in the Business Immigration group of Vedder Price, P.C. She has significant experience developing and executing global immigration policy for Fortune 500 companies spanning various industries, including devising process and strategy across every facet of nonimmigrant and immigrant matters and the permanent residency process. She focused on counseling multinational corporations on the movement of personnel across the globe and facilitated the assignment of expatriates to the EMEA and APAC regions, as well as the Americas. She also provided training, functional direction and insight to recruiters and hiring managers to better equip them to identify and proceed with candidates with immigration needs.

Previously, she worked at Baker & McKenzie LLP as an associate and member of the firm’s Global Immigration and Mobility practice. There, she handled numerous global executive transfers, including obtaining work and residence authorization in the United States and abroad. She has also advised employers on the development and implementation of corporate immigration compliance programs and anti-discrimination policies under state and federal law.

Maxwell received a juris doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Tennessee.