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Nataliya Rymer focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents employers of various sizes across all industries, helping them plan and effectuate movement of an international workforce to the United States, as well as with the nuances involved with hiring foreign nationals. She has considerable experience in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including those involving professionals, managers and executives; educational institutions; artists and entertainers; treaty traders and investors; immigrant investors; and persons of extraordinary ability.

Nataliya also has experience working with employers on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance-related issues. She counsels employers on due diligence issues, including corporate mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as internal audits and reviews and minimizing exposure and liabilities in government investigations.


  • Labor certification applications
  • Employment based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas
  • I-9 employment verification
  • H-1B and LCA compliance
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Immigrant investors (EB-5)



  • Intern, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps, Yokosuka, Japan

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Immigration Law, 2024
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, Immigration, 2021-2023
  • Listed, Lawdragon 100, Leading Immigration Lawyers, 2023
  • Listed, Lawdragon 500, Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers, 2020-2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2018
  • Treasurer and Board of Directors Member, Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations (COJECO), 2019-Present
  • Board of Trustees, International House Philadelphia, 2015-2016
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2006-Present
    • Member, Publication Board, 2021-Present
  • Member, ABA International Bar Association, 2013-Present
  • Member, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, 2013-Present
  • Member, Global EIR Coalition Legal Advisory Committee
  • Member, The American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), 2013


  • LL.M., Transnational Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2006
  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., Psychology, Boston College, 2000
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Russian, Fluent