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Greenberg Traurig’s Chinh H. Pham and Nataliya Rymer Present Workshop at Northwestern University

BOSTON – Feb. 6, 2017 – Chinh H. Pham, co-leader of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Emerging Technology Practice and Nataliya Rymer, of counsel  with the firm and member of the Business Immigration & Compliance Practice, presented a workshop titled, “International Founders Workshop,” at The Garage at Northwestern University on Feb. 2 from 6 - 7 p.m. The presentation focused on immigration law issues, and discussed challenges and opportunities for international students, faculty, and staff looking to start or run a business in the U.S.

Starting in 2015, Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Practice Group has partnered with Northwestern University’s The Garage to serve as advisors and mentors for its educational space. The Garage is Northwestern's hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation bringing together a cross-disciplinary community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who share a passion for building new ideas.

Rymer focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability.

Pham co-leads the Emerging Technology Practice and is Chair of the firm's Nanotechnology Practice. He is a registered patent attorney with experience in the strategic creation, implementation, and protection of intellectual property rights for high technology and life science clients.

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 (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.