Greenberg Traurig’s Kate Kalmykov Recognized as one of NJBIZ’s 2019 Best 50 Women in Business

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Feb. 11, 2019Kate Kalmykov, an Immigration & Compliance shareholder the New Jersey office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been recognized as one of NJBIZ’s “2019 Best 50 Women in Business.” According to NJBIZ’s website, the award honors women business leaders that are prominent in their companies and industries, as well as their communities. The honorees are front-runners shaping the cultural and economic future of New Jersey.

“To be named one of NJBIZ’s ‘Best 50 Women in Business’ is a superb and well-deserved recognition for Kate,” said Philip R. Sellinger and David Jay, co-managing shareholders of the firm’s New Jersey office. “She takes an innovative and inclusive approach in the business immigration field, in the local community, and at Greenberg Traurig. Her dedication to her team and her clients, as well as her commitment to the practice of immigration law is undeniable.”

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

Kalmykov is frequently recognized for her legal achievements and has been listed in the Chambers USA Guide, The Legal 500 United States, Super Lawyers magazine, and the New Jersey Law Journal, among others. Most recently, she was selected as a 2018 Immigration Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Asian American Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative: Greenberg Traurig is committed to its women lawyers’ success, which includes a firmwide women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention, and business development. The firm regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig also takes thoughtful action to address issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, creating and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and giving back to the community.

About Greenberg Traurig — New Jersey: Established in 2002, Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey office has grown to approximately 75 attorneys practicing in the areas of Complex Commercial and Class Action Litigation, Hatch-Waxman Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Construction Law, Franchise & Distribution, Immigration & Compliance, Intellectual Property & Technology, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Tax, and Private Wealth Services. As a significant contributor to the firm's international platform, the New Jersey office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys who provide legal advice to international, national and local business and technology clients. The team offers clients both the dedication and responsiveness of a local firm with the combined know-how and geographic reach of a global law firm.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.