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GT Immigration Attorneys Recognized in Legal 500 United States 2017 Guide

Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration & Compliance Practice has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States 2017 Guide (Guide) in the area of “Labor and Employment – Immigration.”  GT immigration attorneys Laura Reiff, Kate Kalmykov, Ian Macdonald, Pamela Mak, and Martha Schoonover have once again been recommended by The Legal 500 United States 2017 editorial.  The Guide … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Laura Reiff and Kate Kalmykov Recognized by Human Resource Executive, Lawdragon

Greenberg Traurig’s Laura Reiff and Kate Kalmykov were recently recognized by Human Resource Executive, in a report researched by the Lawdragon organization for their work in immigration law. For the seventh consecutive year, the “Nation’s 20 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Immigration” list includes Laura Foote Reiff and a first time appearance in the publication’s list … Continue Reading

2017 Chambers Global Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig Immigration Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice and two of the group’s attorneys were included in the 2017 Chambers Global Guide. The 2017 guide includes 37 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and 23 practice areas. According to its website, Chambers and Partners selects attorneys and practices for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Seth Entin Featured in WealthBriefing/ClearView Financial Media on Pre-Immigration Tax Planning

Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Seth Entin was recently published in WealthBriefing/ClearView Financial Media for an article on pre-immigration tax planning. The article explains the importance of timely pre-immigration U.S. tax planning for high net worth foreigners who are considering moving to the United States and how the failure to plan may have costly consequences. To read the full … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Elevates Jennifer Hermansky to Shareholder in Philadelphia

The Business Immigration & Compliance Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer Hermansky has been elevated to shareholder in the Philadelphia office. Hermansky focuses her immigration practice on both employment-based and family-based immigration. Specifically, she focuses her practice on EB-5 immigrant investor visas. She has prepared and filed many immigrant investor … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Attorney Ian Macdonald Featured in NPR News Marketplace

Greenberg Traurig shareholder Ian Macdonald was recently quoted by National Public Radio (NPR) for a story on the Marketplace Morning Report, which is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs. Macdonald provided an employer’s perspective on H-1B visas and challenges employers must face when sponsoring highly-skilled workers. To read the full article, click here.  … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Listed as One of New York City’s Top Immigration Law Firms by JD Journal

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance practice was recently listed by JD Journal as one of New York City’s top immigration law firms.  JD Journal is a recognized legal resource, providing legal news and law firm news for attorneys, lawyers, law students, paralegals, law firms, and other legal professionals. Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Laura Reiff Presented on Capitol Hill – Briefing on Immigration with Law Enforcement and Business Leaders

Laura Reiff provided a briefing on Capitol Hill to new members and staff of the 115th Congress on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Laura discussed the impact on the business of immigration and the need for policy reforms. Please visit the National Immigration Forum for additional information.… Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer Featured in the Legal Intelligencer

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer were recently featured in The Legal Intelligencer, the oldest daily law journal published in the United States, which serves the legal community of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. In their article, Kalmykov and Rymer discuss how the new National Interest Waiver standards will benefit U.S. employers and start-ups. To … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Laura Reiff Recognized as Law360 2016 MVP in Immigration

Laura Reiff, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance practice, was recently recognized as a Law360 2016 Immigration MVP. Three other GT attorneys were also recognized as MVPs: Lori G. Cohen in the Trials category, Paul M. Seby in the Environmental category, and Rick L. Shackelford  in the Food & Beverage category.  Greenberg Traurig was recognized as one of … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Rebecca Schechter Speaks at AILA Conference

Greenberg Traurig’s Rebecca Schechter, of counsel, participated in the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s DC Chapter Fall Conference Nov. 16, 2016, held at the University of Maryland, in Rockville, MD. Rebecca was a panelist in the session titled “PERM Best Practices and Hot Topics.” This session addressed drafting job descriptions, prevailing wage requests, common recruitment issues, … Continue Reading

GT Lawyers Celebrate Citizenship Day

Lauren A. Tetenbaum and Jordi S. Bayer volunteered for the American Immigration Association’s 10th annual celebration of Citizenship Day (an event recognized by USCIS) on Sept. 17th. Lauren is the co-chair of the AILA NY Citizenship Day Committee. Approximately 200 AILA volunteers throughout the country provided assistance to lawful permanent residents eligible for naturalization. In … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized as “Rising Stars” by New York Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers magazine recognized attorneys Jordi S. Bayer, Rosanna M. Fox, Kate Kalmykov and Lauren A. Tetenbaum as a “Rising Stars” in Immigration law for 2016.  According to the Super Lawyers website, the Rising Star selection process is based on peer recognition and professional achievement, as well as a third party research. Kalmykov … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Jennifer Hermansky Selected as one of The Legal Intelligencer’s 2016 ‘Top Women in Law’

The Legal Intelligencer’s editorial staff selected the top 25 attorneys across Pennsylvania for the 2016 Top Women in Law recognition. This year, Greenberg Traurig attorney Jennifer Hermansky was recognized and included on the list.  The attorneys listed were selected for their notable achievements in the practice of law.  To read the full article, click here. … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration Team Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

The 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America lists 23 attorneys from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as “Lawyers of the Year.”  Among that list is Greenberg Traurig’s Martha J. Schoonover, co-chair of the Business Immigration and Compliance Practice.  Additionally, more than 350 Greenberg Traurig attorneys from across the firm’s U.S. offices are … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Immigration Practice and Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice has been shortlisted for The Legal 500 United States 2015 Awards in the areas of “Labor and Employment – Immigration.”  The team of more than 100 experienced legal professionals provides a wide range of services including immigration policy development, immigration compliance, U.S. work visas and permanent residence, global immigration, legal … Continue Reading

2015 Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig Immigration Practice and Attorneys

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice and three of the group’s attorneys were included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide. The 2015 guide includes more than 190 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and more than 30 practice areas across various markets in the United States. According to its website, Chambers and Partners selects attorneys and practices for inclusion based … Continue Reading
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