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Two Greenberg Traurig Blogs Earn Top Rankings from 2015 LexBlog Am Law 200 Blog Benchmark Report

NEW YORK July 27, 2015 – The 2015 LexBlog Am Law 200 Blog Benchmark Report ranked Greenberg Traurig’s Inside Business Immigration ( as the most visited immigration practice blog; and the firm’s EB-5 Insights blog ( was ranked No. 3. Overall, Greenberg Traurig’s Inside Business Immigration ranked No. 22 among the 962 unique blogs hosted by Am Law 200 firms.

Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Ian R. Macdonald is the editor and driving force behind the Inside Business Immigration Blog. Macdonald focuses his practice on developing, assessing, and managing global mobility programs for multinational companies on a range of challenges affecting the movement of people capital domestically and internationally, including secondment agreements, benefits transferability, local host country employment concerns, and immigration. Shareholder Kate Kalmykov is editor of the EB-5 Insights Blog. Kalmykov focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance and 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.

The LexBlog research team studied each Am Law 200 firm’s individual web presence and the 962 unique blogs. The blogs were catalogued into topic categories and carefully cross-referenced with their traffic rankings on According to the report, LexBlog is the leader in helping lawyers and law firms build a powerful online presence through blogging and social media. Greenberg Traurig publishes 16 blogs, the majority of which cover legal developments important to firm clients.

“We are pleased that the content we offer on Inside Business Immigration is relevant and well-received. This is part of our value add for clients and colleagues alike,” Macdonald said.

“The highly specialized focus of the EB-5 Insights blog allows us to drill down on this topic and I am delighted that it is of value to the EB-5 community. We look forward to doing more,” Kalmykov said.

Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group represents businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world. The team’s approach to immigration services is simple: impeccable client service, quality legal product, and cost efficiency for clients. The firm has  achieved international recognition for outstanding legal advocacy, results-oriented service and responsiveness to our clients, and are ranked as a National Tier 1 in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in Immigration Law from 2010-2015. Greenberg Traurig has broad experience forming and obtaining Regional Center designations from USCIS; amending regional center designations to include additional covered industries; obtaining project pre-approvals from USCIS; and representing investors in connection with the EB-5 program and their investments in qualifying regional center projects.