Greenberg Traurig Chinh H. Pham and Nataliya Rymer Presented at Northwestern University

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Co-leader of the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice Chinh H. Pham and Of Counsel Nataliya Rymer recently presented at The Garage at Northwestern University.

Co-leader of the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice Chinh H. Pham and Of Counsel Nataliya Rymer recently presented at The Garage at Northwestern University. Rymer presented a workshop on immigration law specifically aimed at entrepreneurs and start-ups and Pham introduced the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice.

Rymer’s workshop discussed immigration law matters for international student entrepreneurs and reviewed short and long-term immigration options. In addition, Rymer discussed immigration related options for and potential roadblocks in connection with starting a business as an international student and the process of hiring international workers or vendors.

Rymer, of counsel in the firm’s Philadelphia office, focuses her practice on immigration and compliance issues. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including international students, researchers, medical professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability. Rymer frequently works with the higher education community and is experienced with the needs of the universities and affiliated organizations, as well as foreign students.

Pham is co-leader of Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Practice, chair of the firm’s Nanotechnology Practice, and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Group in Boston. Pham currently serves as an Attorney-in-Residence at Harvard Innovation Lab, as a member of the Board of Overseers at the Boston Museum of Science, and as a company mentor for a number of technology accelerator programs, including MassDiGI, MassChallenge, and Northeastern Idea. He is actively involved with NAPABA and other affinity law groups, and he is regularly invited to speak at and participate in CLE programs and conferences. He served as an executive officer and board member of the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts from 2001 to 2005.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group

Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration and Compliance Group is a multidisciplinary business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of immigration-related matters. The group has achieved international recognition for legal advocacy, results-oriented service, and responsiveness to its clients. Greenberg Traurig's Inside Business Immigration blog addresses the latest developments affecting employers, including the E-Verify program, Form I-9 compliance, Department of Labor issues (H-1B, H-2B and LCA), identity fraud in the workplace, electronic Forms I-9s, EB-5 investor regional center compliance, and ICE worksite enforcement audits.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group is a multidisciplinary legal team focused on guiding emerging technology companies through all the stages of their development, from initial business formation through angel or venture capital financing to initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Drawing on the firm’s broad platform, the group offers clients a streamlined approach to meeting their diverse legal needs – a single team that can scale up its services as clients’ businesses grow. The attorneys regularly advise clients on a host of pressing legal issues, from IP protection and software/IT matters through labor and employment, compensation, and tax issues.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No 1. on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at:

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