About Brent Huddleston
Based out of the Dallas, Texas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP, Brent Huddleston leads the firm’s immigration practice group. He regularly represents EB-5 investors in obtaining U.S. permanent residence, along with clients in the EB-1 category, such as top athletes, artists, and medical professionals. Attorney Huddleston also works with clients to establish company policies in regards to I-9 compliance, hiring procedures, and more. He has assisted Fortune 500 corporations in the hiring of foreign nationals, along with retention and attainment of employment authorization. He also regularly trains legal staff and human resource professionals for companies of all sizes on employment-related immigration matters.
Since 2002, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization has continuously certified Attorney Huddleston in immigration and nationality law. He is a partner at Haynes and Boone, with his practice areas including labor and employment, immigration, U.S. inbound investment, family office, export controls and trade compliance, and more. Haynes and Boone is among the largest U.S.-based firms, with more than 550 attorneys, 14 offices, and 30 legal practices. The firm serves clients globally.
In the EB-5 sector, Attorney Huddleston has experience working with investors across the full immigration process. This includes investor representation, preparation and filing of I-526 petitions, 1-485 applications, DS-230/260 applications, and I-829 petitions. He also has expertise in EB-5 litigation issues, among other immigration matters.
Attorney Huddleston graduated from Texas Tech University with his Bachelor’s Degree in 1998. He then went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in 2002. He is actively admitted to the State Bar of Texas, and he is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has been listed as a Rising Star in Texas Super Lawyers consecutively from 2009 to 2015.