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Greenberg Traurig Honored as National Law Review ‘Go-To Thought Leader’ on Business Immigration

NEW YORK – Jan. 3, 2019 – Based on an analysis of more than 100,000 pieces of thought leadership, legal publisher The National Law Review (NLR) recognized global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a 2018 “Go-To Thought Leader” for its coverage of business immigration changes and immigration law in general.

According to the NLR website, the “‘Go-To-Thought Leadership Awards’ recognize 65 exceptional authors and legal organizations for their reporting of complex legislative and litigation news, as well as their strategic insight and overall legal industry knowledge.” These 65 honorees represent less than one percent of contributors to NLR’s daily legal news service. NLR states that Greenberg Traurig produces “some of the best content [they’ve] seen,” noting that with “immigration issues being top of mind for many, Greenberg Traurig’s attorney-authors provide the information NLR Readers want, and in a timely manner, ensuring their articles are well-read and frequently cited by other publications.”

“Our clients rely on us to report on and break down the latest developments and news in immigration law. We take that responsibility seriously, and we’re delighted to be recognized for the value of our contributions and elevating the caliber of legal insight in this ever-evolving space,” said the firm’s Immigration & Compliance Practice Co-Chairs Ian R. Macdonald and Laura F. Reiff. Both are also co-chairs of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s International Employment, Immigration & Workforce Strategies Group. Reiff is also co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Northern Virginia office.

Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration & Compliance Practice attorneys regularly share valuable thought leadership through a variety of channels. The firm’s Inside Business Immigration blog, managed by Macdonald and Reiff, 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. Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Insights blog, managed by Shareholder Kate Kalmykov and Reiff, covers the broad range of challenges and opportunities presented by the EB-5 program, including the immigration, tax, and securities compliance issues integral to creating and maintaining successful regional centers and projects.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance Group: Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & 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.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.