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Greenberg Traurig’s Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky Recognized in EB5 Investors Magazine ‘Top 25 Attorneys’ 2023 Issue

PHILADELPHIA – Oct. 6, 2023 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Immigration and Compliance Practice Global Co-Chair Kate Kalmykov and Shareholder Jennifer Hermansky received recognition in EB5 Investors Magazine’sTop 25 Attorneys” issue. The publication highlights the industry’s leading legal professionals working in support of the Employment-Based Immigrant Investor Visa Program (EB-5), which provides foreign nationals U.S. visas, contingent upon designated investments in commercial enterprises.

This is the 10th time this duo of the global law firm has been so listed since 2013.

Kalmykov, based in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices, has close to two decades of business immigration experience, focusing on EB-5 issues. She has represented and structured the largest EB-5 offering in the program’s history and, over the course of her career, has structured more than $12 billion in EB-5 deals. Her practice also encompasses aiding investors and employers of all sizes and industries in navigating and complying with immigration laws, including issues related to the hiring and retention of foreign talent. She routinely supports and advises clients on temporary and permanent residency immigration options for multinational executive, business, scientific, and information technology personnel.

Hermansky, based in the firm’s Philadelphia office, focuses her practice on EB-5 immigrant investor visas as well as employment-based and family-based immigration. She has structured a wide range of EB-5 visa projects across real estate, health care, and hospitality industries, and she provides EB-5 regulatory advice under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022. She frequently presents globally on virtually all aspects of immigration law and has a practice that serves a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to universities and entrepreneurs. She currently serves as the vice chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s EB-5 Committee and is an active contributor to Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Insights and Inside Business Immigration blogs.

About Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Group: Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance practice represents businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of EB-5 matters. As an international, multi-practice law firm, Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team is positioned to collaborate with the firm’s Corporate & Securities, Real Estate, Labor & Employment, and Tax practices to develop customized solutions for EB-5 clients. Greenberg Traurig EB-5 attorneys regularly work with developers and business owners across a variety of industries, including hotel, office building, casino, manufacturing, retail, restaurant, technology, professional sports teams, and alternative energy companies to obtain capital through the EB-5 Program. The team routinely represents investors in the full array of EB-5 filings, handles complex Request for Evidence and Notice of Intent to Deny responses, as well as advocates in federal court through the filing of mandamus actions on delayed cases. The team is composed of active thought leaders who write regularly for Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration blogs: Inside Business Immigration and EB-5 Insights.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 47 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: