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Greenberg Traurig Global Immigration Team Adds Jay Ruby in Atlanta

ATLANTA Aug. 12, 2019 Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is expanding its Immigration & Compliance Practice with the addition of Jay Ruby as a shareholder in the Atlanta office. Ruby joins the firm from Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP.

Ruby focuses his practice on representing U.S. and international business clients across a broad spectrum of immigration matters relating to temporary and permanent work visa solutions, immigration-related corporate compliance, and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.

"Specifically, and important to our clients, Jay has extensive experience with complex H-2B matters and has worked closely with companies to develop innovative, cost-effective, and compliant immigration strategies and programs for foreign national employees. We welcome him to our team," said Ian Macdonald, co-chair of the firm's Immigration & Compliance Practice.

Ruby provides immigration strategies to clients across industries ranging from entertainment and motion pictures to higher education and financial services. His practice entails over 20 years of representing both large employers from Fortune 50 companies to small startups.

"Atlanta is a growing cultural hub for international business activity and the immigration landscape is constantly evolving. Jay's knowledge and experience across the immigration sector will help our clients meet their growing needs in this key element of today's global economy," said Theodore I. Blum, managing shareholder of the Atlanta office.

"Greenberg Traurig's reputation and strength in the global business immigration arena speak for themselves. My experience complements the firm's capabilities and I am excited to join this innovative, collaborative, and client focused team," Ruby said.

Ruby earned his J.D. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law and his B.A. from Indiana University. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2014, listed in Chambers USA since 2006, and recognized as an International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Attorneys in 2010. Ruby is a frequent author and speaker on a variety of immigration topics.

About Greenberg Traurig's Immigration & Compliance Group: Greenberg Traurig's 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 approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 locations 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: Twitter: @GT_Law.