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2017 AILA PERM/H-2B Practice Conference – Prevailing Wage Issues: Being Proactive Pays Off!

On August 18, 2017, Rosanna Fox, shareholder in the Immigration & Compliance Practice, spoke on a panel at the 2017 AILA PERM/H-2B Practice Conference, hosted by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, in Seattle, WA. The discussion was entitled “Prevailing Wage Issues: Being Proactive Pays Off!” In most PERM cases, obtaining the prevailing wage is the … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present at FEM Global Mobility Conference in Houston

Greenberg Traurig Global Mobility/Immigration team attorneys Kristen Burke, Jordan Cowman, and Kristin Aquino-Pham recently attended the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) Global Mobility conference in Houston. Jordan Cowman, Kristin Aquino-Pham, and Megan Long presented “The future of US treaties under President Trump’s Administration,” providing an overview of key treaties for global movement of employees.  Cowman, Aquino-Pham, and Long … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Attend the Magen David Adom New York Gala

Greenberg Traurig attorneys turned out to support the Magen David Adom (MADA) gala in New York City.  MADA is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization, serving as emergency medical first response for the entire country.  Last night’s honorees including Mark D. Lebow, Patricia Harris, and Dr. Jason Nehmad, with special guest former New York City … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors and Attends the 2016 Keepers of the American Dream

Greenberg Traurig was proud to support and sponsor the National Immigration Forum 2016 Keepers of the American Dream event in Washington, D.C.  The National Immigration Forum honored Emilio T. González, Ph.D., Distinguished Veteran and Public Servant, and Wendy Young, President, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), for their achievements and significant contributions to immigrants in … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Post-Election Immigration Update

On November 10, 2016, Laura Foote Reiff, Bob Maples, and Rebecca Schechter presented an Immigration Post-Election Update webinar highlighting some of the anticipated key changes to U.S. immigration policy (click here to listen to the webinar).  President-elect Donald Trump will likely begin the change on current U.S. immigration policy as soon as he takes office.  … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance Practice Hosts Post-Election Webinar – Nov. 10, 2016

Will a new administration and Congress mean big changes for your business? Join us for a webinar where Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance group will discuss: A recap of campaign promises and the likelihood of their becoming a reality Immigration programs affected during the lame-duck session Immigration legislative priorities for 2017 and beyond To … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Webinar: Labor & Employment Law and the New Administration – Looking Ahead

Greenberg Traurig will provide an informative webinar to discuss what employers should expect in 2017 regarding labor and employment legislation and litigation under the new administration.  Our panel will focus on anticipated revisions and potential hot button issues in the employment arena, and what employers of all sizes can do to prepare.  To learn more … Continue Reading

Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky to speak at Upcoming AILA EB-5 Conference in Washington, D.C.

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky will be speaking at the 2016 AILA EB-5 Conference to be held Oct. 24-25, 2016, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C.  Kate will speak on a panel entitled Securities Enforcement by SEC, State, and Private Parties along with the SEC Deputy Director of … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors the 15th Annual HRLA Gala

Greenberg Traurig was proud to sponsor the 15th Annual Human Resources Leadership Awards (HRLA) Gala that took place on June 7, 2016, at the Marriott Washington Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. The Gala, attended by Greenberg Traurig’s Rebecca Schechter, Of Counsel, celebrated those in the HR industry, honored its leaders, and recognized how despite changes in the business … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attends The Wailian 2016 Overseas Investment Seminars for Chinese Investors in Qingdao and Guangzhou China

Greenberg Traurig attorney, Laura Reiff, recently presented at the Wailian 2016 Overseas Investment Seminars in  Qingdao and Guangzhou, China. Among the hundreds of attendees and distinguished presenters was former Ambassador Gary Locke. During this two-day conference, Reiff provided an analysis and predictions for potential changes to and the extension of the EB-5 program.… Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Washington Women’s Leadership Event

Greenberg Traurig’s Northern Virginia Women’s Initiative and the Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative recently hosted a lively discussion with Kim K. Azzarelli on how women can find greater power and purpose in their lives. Greenberg Traurig Business Immigration and Compliance Co-Chair, Laura Reiff, moderated the discussion with Ms. Azzarelli as she discussed her new book, Fast Forward: How Women … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Presents At The 2016 AILA Annual Conference In Las Vegas

AILA’s Annual Conference is one of the largest annual gatherings for the immigration law community with over 145 substantive sessions and thousands of attendees.  AILA will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Las Vegas, with important updates on immigration law and policy from government participants and immigration experts. Greenberg Traurig Associate, Jennifer Hermansky, co-presented the session … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Ian Macdonald Featured In LXBN Blogging Is Part Of A Bigger Picture

The Lexblog LXBN article featured Greenberg Traurig’s Ian Macdonald in the LXBN Leaders series.  The article highlights the Inside Business Immigration blog and how the blog has become so successful.  Macdonald provides insights on to maximize exposure and leverage blogs for business development and marketing.  To read the full article click here.… Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present At Career Issues in Art and Design Conference (CIAD)

Greenberg Traurig attorneys, Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer, recently presented at the 2016 CIAD Conference hosted at the New School in New York City.  Attended by representatives including ISOs and DSOs from over 25 educational institutions across the East Coast, this two day event provided insight on career issues in arts and design.  Kalmykov and … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts 6th Annual Out Leadership Summit

Last week, Greenberg Traurig and Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum hosted the sixth annual Out Leadership Summit in the U.S., where senior executives gathered to engage in the global conversation at the intersection of LGBTI and business. Out Leadership is a recognized and trusted strategic advisory firm, dedicated to cultivating LGBTI and ally senior leaders … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Atlanta’s Kristin Aquino-Pham Attends Emory Law Diversity Speaker Series

Kristin Aquino-Pham, attorney in the Business Immigration & Compliance practice group and Chair of Greenberg Traurig Atlanta’s Associate Committee for Diversity & Inclusion, recently attended the Emory Law Diversity Speaking Series to hear a panel of Corporate General Counsels discuss the importance of diversity in the legal profession.  The panel of General Counsels provided useful … Continue Reading

REGISTRATION OPEN: Greenberg Traurig and the Philadelphia Bar Association Business Immigration 101 Seminar

Greenberg Traurig and the Philadelphia Bar Association invite you to attend an introductory seminar on immigration processes and their relationship to businesses on April 19.  Greenberg Traurig attorneys, Matthew T. Galati and Shaun Staller, will provide an overview of the immigration law system and address hiring foreign workers, options for new foreign owned businesses, paths … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts First Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia

Greenberg Traurig will host the First Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia at the International House Philadelphia on March 22.  The First Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia is an opportunity for foreign entrepreneurs and international students, including scholars and researchers interested in starting a business, to learn about launching a venture in the region. … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors Worldwide ERC in London

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov, Rosanna Fox, and Rebecca Schechter are attending the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Summit: Talent Mobility in EMEA, at the Lancaster London Hotel on Feb. 18, 2018. With the changes in global mobility, Worldwide ERC hosts this summit in order to provide guests with insights from experienced professionals, connections across the industry, … Continue Reading

LAST FEW DAYS TO REGISTER for the Greenberg Traurig H-1B Cap FY2017 Webinar

As the U.S. economy recovers, the demand for H-1B visas is skyrocketing. Please join our experienced immigration attorneys for this webinar, which will provide important legislative updates and share effective strategies for succeeding this upcoming H-1B cap season. Topics will include: Lessons learned from the last cap season New fee schedule affecting certain employers Compliance and … Continue Reading

H-1B Cap FY2017: Effective Immigration Strategies For Employers – Hiring Foreign Professionals

As the US economy recovers, the demand for H-1B visas is skyrocketing.  Please join our experienced immigration attorneys for this seminar which will provide important legislative updates and share effective strategies for succeeding this upcoming H-1B cap season. Topics will include: Lessons learned from the last cap season New fee schedule affecting certain employers Compliance and … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Immigration Attorneys Present as Guest Lecturers to Wharton School of Business

This past week, Greenberg Traurig attorneys, Matthew Galati and Shaun Staller, presented to The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business as guest lecturers for the institution’s “The Law at Work: Employment Law for Managers” class. Galati provided an overview of the immigration landscape in the context of employment and the business-related nonimmigrant and immigrant … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors and Attends the 2015 Keepers of the American Dream

The National Immigration Forum and National Immigration Forum Action Fund recently hosted the 2015 Keepers of the American Dream event in Washington, D.C.  Keepers of the American Dream honored Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder Marvell Technology Group; Diane Portnoy, Founder and CEO Immigration Learning Center; and Lorella Praeli, Dreamer Immigrant Rights Advocate, for their achievements … Continue Reading
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