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I am an attorney represting multinational companies, U.S. based-startups, and entrepreneurs, and family members of foreign relatives seeking to obtain immigration benefits.


 


My passion for immigration stems from my own personal circumstances. Like many, my grandparents immigrated to the U.S. around the turn of the last century from the Southern Mediterranean. But beyond that, I personally sponsored my spouse years ago, which allowed me to directly experience the process (and its uncertainties, ambiguities, etc.). That experience made me decide to dedicate my professional life to assiting others immigrate to the U.S.

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Contact info

Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Business Immigration Group

2700 Two Commerce Square
2100 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive201104/02/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law201003/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyGreenberg Traurig, LLP, Business Immigration Group2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyKlasko Rulon Stock & Seltzer, LLP2011 - 2014
Law Clerk / Contract AttorneyMesirow & Stravitz, PLLC2009 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Philadelphia chapter)Legislative Advocacy Chair2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationGlobal Migration Section2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Philadelphia chapter)NDA Co-Chair2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Shalom Pentecostal Church v. Beers (Civ. No. 11-4491, D.N.J.)Case upheld by 3d Cir.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor (with Honors)2010
University of VirginiaPolitics; HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WorkshopPost-Graduate Immigration Options With a focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program (Rutgers)2015
WorkshopPost-Graduate Immigration Options With a focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program (Yale)2015
WorkshopPost-Graduate Immigration Options With a focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program (Princeton)2015
WorkshopPost-Graduate Immigration Options With a focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program (UIUC)2015
WorkshopVisa Options for Professionals and Entrepreneurs in the Arts2015
Annual CLE ConferenceMarch 2015 Legislative Update2015
WorkshopVisa Options for Professionals and Entrepreneurs in the Arts2014
WorkshopVisa Options for Professionals, Students, and Scholars2013
WorkshopVisa Options for Professionals and Entrepreneurs in the Arts2013
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and DevelopersI-526: Documenting Lawful Source and Path Of Funds2013
Region VIII ConferenceStudents and Scholars Gone Wild2013
Guest LectureEmployment of Foreign Nationals and Worksite Enforcement Issues2013
GE Week at Penn StateThe Entrepreneurial International Student: Opportunities and Pitfalls2013
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and DevelopersThe I-829 Petition -- Removing Conditions on Permanent Resident Status2012