LAS VEGAS, WASHINGTON and NORTHERN VIRGINIA – Sept. XX, 2021 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Alisa Nave-Worth, Shareholder of the Nevada Government Law & Policy Group, will moderate the panel featuring Johnine P. Barnes, Shareholder and Chair of the Washington, D.C. Labor & Employment Practice Group, and Laura Foote Reiff, co-chair, Immigration & Compliance and co-managing shareholder in the firm’s Northern Virginia office at the Vegas Chamber D.C. Fly-in eventon a panel titled “Federal Developments for Employers in Employment and Business Immigration Matters” on Sept. 21 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
Chamber and Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) members may attend the Washington, D.C. Fly-in in person or virtually and will have the opportunity to interact with federal policymakers. The event will offer a variety of meetings with decision-makers and policy experts and receptions to build relationships and strengthen existing connections throughout the week of Sept. 20, according to its website.
Barnes has wide-ranging experience in labor and employment law. She is nationally recognized by the Legal 500 U.S. Guide for her counseling and compliance practice regarding employment laws, including but not limited to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other federal and state statutes governing employment issues. Barnes is also recognized by Lawdragon 500 as a Leading Lawyer in America and as a Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyer. In addition to her counseling and compliance practice, Barnes is experienced in litigating and defending employment claims of harassment, retaliation, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract, as well as business litigation matters involving non-compete agreements, and legislative matters.
Nave-Worth has more than a decade’s worth of experience with politics and government affairs. She has deep legal, political, and public policy experience in Nevada, which she uses to implement and advocate legislative strategies before state and local agencies for a wide range of corporate clients. Nave-Worth represents clients with legislative, regulatory, and administrative issues across all policy areas, with an emphasis in transportation, construction, entertainment, infrastructure and campaign finance compliance in Nevada. She has experience advocating for clients before the Nevada legislature and assisting clients with the rule-making process and advising on regulatory matters before state agencies, boards and commissions.
Reiff co-chairs the firm’s Immigration & Compliance group. She focuses her practice on business immigration laws and regulations affecting U.S. and foreign companies, as well as related employment compliance and legislative issues. Reiff advises corporations on a variety of compliance-related issues, particularly related to Form I-9 eligibility employment verification matters. She performs I-9, H-1B, and H-2B compliance inspections during routine internal reviews, while performing due diligence (in the context of a merger, acquisition, or sale) or while defending a company against a government investigation.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its Federal Practice in Washington D.C. with its state and local practices across the country. The firm’s national team of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Austin, Denver, Las Vegas, New York City, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Tallahassee, and Washington, D.C.
About Greenberg Traurig's Labor & Employment Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Group serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The group provides national and international corporations with strategic legal advice on all matters concerning the employment relationship. With nearly 200 practitioners around the globe, we offer national and international organizations strategic and practical legal services that are focused on maximizing human resource potential. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.
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. 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 (GT) has approximately 2,300 attorneys in 40 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Plus Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com