Four Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in EB5Investors Magazine’s ‘Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys’ List

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Four Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in EB5Investors Magazine’s ‘Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys’ List

EB5Investors Magazine has profiled attorneys Kate Kalmykov, Steve Anapoell, Genna Garver and Jennifer Hermansky from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP in its list of the “Top 25 Immigration Attorneys in the EB-5 Industry.” They were selected by industry stakeholders, investors and attendees of the 2013 Southern California EB-5 Conference, according to the publication’s website.

The same edition of the magazine includes a feature story on Greenberg Business Immigration & Compliance Practice co-chair Laura Reiff. In addition to her role as co-chair, Reiff is a registered EB-5 lobbyist and has been involved with legislation at the federal level for more than 15 years. She works closely with Government Administration and Congress on immigration and EB-5 reform, including the highly publicized 2013 “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” Senate Immigration Bill.

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, administered by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services, is an employment-based visa that provides foreign investors with a method of obtaining green cards through an investment of $500,000 to $1 million in the U.S. economy that creates ten jobs. Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team is comprised of attorneys from the firm’s Corporate & Securities, Real Estate, Labor & Employment, and Tax practices to deliver customized solutions for EB-5 clients.

Kalmykov, of counsel in the Business Immigration & Compliance Practice, has extensive experience working on EB-5 immigrant investor matters. She regularly works with developers across a variety of industries, as well as private equity funds on developing new projects that qualify for EB-5 investments.

Anapoell, shareholder in the Corporate & Securities Practice, advises clients interested in raising capital for, and establishing regional centers to administer, projects qualifying for investment under the EB-5 Entrepreneur Investment Visa Program.

Garver, co-chair of the firm's Investment Regulation Group, advises clients on formation and offering matters for domestic and offshore funds, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and state investment adviser registration and exemptions, the development and implementation of Advisers Act compliance programs and procedures, ongoing compliance matters, mock audits and regulatory examinations.

Hermansky, associate in the Business Immigration & Compliance Practice, concentrates her practice on EB-5 immigrant investor visas. She has prepared and filed I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions for immigrant investors, both through individual investments and regional center investments.

About Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Team
Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance practice represents businesses, organizations and individuals from around the world on a wide range of EB-5 matters. As a multidisciplinary international law firm, Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team is positioned to collaborate with the firm’s Corporate & Securities, Real Estate, Labor & Employment, and Tax practices to develop customized solutions for EB-5 clients. Our attorneys regularly work with developers and business owners across a variety of industries, including hotel, office building, casino, manufacturing, retail, restaurant, technology, professional sports teams and alternative energy companies to obtain capital through the EB-5 Program.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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