Gergana A. Tzekova

Gergana A. Tzekova

Associate

Gergana Tzekova represents multinational corporations on corporate U.S. immigration matters providing insight on the overarching immigration process, including nonimmigrant visas, employment-based permanent residency applications, U.S. citizenship applications, E-Verify, and I-9 compliance. She advises clients on permanent residence issues, with a focus on processing PERM-based labor certification applications. Gergana also assesses and provides legal advice to businesses on available options and potential risks and gains, as well as recommendations on strategy that best aligns to their business needs and ensures compliance with U.S. immigration regulations.

Concentrations

  • U.S. immigration and nationality law matters
  • PERM labor certification
  • Compliance with U.S. immigration regulations
  • H-1B, H-2B, L-1A, L-1B, L-Blanket, TN, and E-3 visas
  • I-140 (EB2, EB-1C, Schedule A) and corresponding I-485, I-485 Supplement J, I-765, and I-131
  • Reentry permits, replacement/renewal of PRC, and N-400 naturalization

Expertise

Erfahrung

  • Managed PERM labor certification program for several Fortune 500 client companies, covering entire PERM process, from initiation to the filing of immigrant visa petition.°
  • Responsible for all U.S. immigration-related matters for a leading computer manufacturer.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Tzekova prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Attorney Volunteer, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2013-Present
    • Vice Chair, Georgia Alabama Chapter – Wellness Committee, 2017-Present
    • Member, Georgia Alabama Chapter – Pro Bono Committee, 2017-Present
    • Member, AILA Online Resource Task Force, 2017-Present
  • Attorney Volunteer, NALEO Educational Fund, 2015
  • Volunteer, Crisis Intervention of Houston, 2012-2013

Ausbildung

Akademische Ausbildung
  • LL.M., Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law, Fordham University School of Law, 2005
  • J.D., South-West University School of Law, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 1997
Zulassung
  • New York
Admitted in New York. Not admitted in Georgia. Practice limited to federal immigration practice.
Sprache
  • Bulgarian, Native