Peter Yost leads the Firm’s business immigration practice. With over 25 years of experience as an immigration attorney, Mr. Yost has prepared thousands of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions on behalf of companies and their foreign national employees in diverse industries such as manufacturing, information technology, healthcare, food and agriculture, education and financial services. His corporate clients have included Fortune 50 and 500 multinational companies, U.S. and foreign privately owned global companies, and growth-oriented start-up enterprises. He has advised companies of all sizes on the development of immigration policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In addition to his primary emphasis on business immigration matters, Mr. Yost has handled family-based, naturalization, special immigrant visa, and asylum cases.
Prior to joining Siri & Glimstad, Mr. Yost was the team leader of a large immigration and global mobility practice at a top 50 law firm for more than 10 years. Mr. Yost received his JD from the University of Minnesota Law School, graduating magna cum laude. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s Degree in History with honors from Bluffton University. Mr. Yost is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has been included in The Best Lawyers in America for Immigration Law.