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Jennifer Hermansky

Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

Bio

Business Immigration & Compliance

 

Jennifer Hermansky focuses her immigration practice on both employment-based and family-based immigration. Jennifer has experience serving health care, pharmaceutical and real estate industries, as well as entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers in scientific communities. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors, individuals of extraordinary ability, and immigrant investors.

 

Jennifer concentrates on EB-5 immigrant investor visas. She has prepared and filed many I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions for immigrant investors, both through individual investments and regional center investments. Additionally, she regularly works with developers across a variety of industries seeking capital for new projects that qualify for EB-5 investments. She counsels clients on the creation of new Regional Centers, amendments of a Regional Center designations and adoptions of developer projects by existing Regional Centers. Jennifer also regularly counsels approved Regional Centers on an ongoing basis, including job creation issues and Regional Center management recordkeeping and staffing issues.

 

Areas of Concentration

>     Employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions and visas

>     Labor certification applications

>     EB-5 immigrant investor visas

>     Immigration litigation for employment-based petition denials

 

Professional and Community Involvement

> Vice Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association, National New Members Division Steering Committee, 2015-2016

> Committee Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, National New Members Division Steering Committee, 2013-2015

>     Member, American Bar Association, 2009-Present

        Co-Chair, Committee on Immigration and Naturalization, Section of Administrative Law, 2011-

 

 

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>    Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Chapter, 2009-Present

        Co-Chair, New Members Division, 2010-2012

 

Awards and Recognition

>     Listed, 25 Top Women in Law in Pennsylvania, The Legal Intelligencer, 2016

>    Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2013-2016

>     Listed, The Global Directory of Who’s Who, Top Lawyer 2015

>     Listed, EB5Investor magazine's "Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys," 2013-2014

 

Articles, Publications & Lectures Publications and Articles

> Featured, "2016 Pennsylvania Top Women in the Law-Jennifer Hermansky," The Legal Intelligencer, November 21, 2016

> Co-Author, "Immigration, Compliance Issues Facing Higher Ed. Institutions," The Legal Intelligencer, May 31, 2016

> Author, "USCIS Changes Policy on the Use of Loan Proceeds as a Source of Funds," EB-5 Insights, May 12, 2015

> Co-Author, "Retrogression, Priority Dates and I-526 Petition Approval Notices," EB-5 Insights, January 30, 2015

> Author, "Expedite Requests for EB-5 Petitions," Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, Third Edition, August 2014

> Author, "Immigration Due Diligence: Advising on the Immigration Aspects of EB-5 Projects for Investors," Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, Third Edition, August 2014

> Author, "Initial Regional Center Proposals and Regional Center Amendment Applications," Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, Third Edition, August 2014

> Editor, What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration Law, American Bar Association, August 2014

>     Author, "I-829 Practice Pointers," The EB-5 Book, ILW, April 2012

> Co-Author, "The Long and Winding Road: Creating and Representing Regional Centers," Immigration Practice Pointers, 13th Ed., June 2012

> Co-Author, "Immigration and Naturalization," Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2010, July 2011

> Co-Author, "Federal Court Review of Denial of Employment-Based Petitions: When Exhaustion is Not Required," Immigration Practice Pointers, 12th Ed., June 2011

> Author, "Keep Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses: Immigration Reform Not Likely in the 112th Congress," The Legal Intelligencer, November 17, 2010

 

 

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>    Author, "Advising Immigrant Defendants in PA after Padilla," The Legal Intelligencer, April 2010

Lectures

> Lecturer, "L-1 Visa Options for Entrepreneurs," MENA Investment Immigration Summit, Dubai, UAE, March 2016

> Moderator, "Loan and Security Agreements in EB-5 Transactions," EB5Investors.com Las Vegas EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 2016

> Panelist, "Representing EB-5 Investors and Regional Centers," American Immigration Lawyers Association 2015 EB-5 Investors Summit, Las Vegas, NV August 2015.

> Moderator, "EB-5 Securities Compliance & Broker Dealers: Commonly Overlooked Securities Issues," EB5Investors.com Southern California EB-5 Conference, Newport Beach, CA, July 21, 2014

> Panelist, "Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of EB-5 Investment," Invest in America Conference, Shanghai, China, March 23, 2014

> Panelist, "A Debrief of the USCIS Stakeholder Call," U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference, Shenzhen, China, March 17, 2014

> Co-Presenter, "EB-5 Panel," 31st Annual Regional Conference of Mortgage Bankers Associations, March 2014

> Speaker, "Considerations in Filing Form I-526 Through a Regional Center," EB-5 Conference: Show Me the Jobs, Miami, FL, May 2, 2013

>     Speaker, National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour, Phoenix, AZ, March 5, 2013

> Speaker, "Options for Entrepreneurs," Chicago Chapter Business Immigration Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, November 2012

> Speaker, "I-829 Petitions: Removal of Conditions," ILW.com EB-5 Seminar Series, Los Angeles, CA, September 2012

> Speaker, "EB-5 101, A Comprehensive Overview of the EB-5 Program," NY Chapter 101 CLE Series, American Immigration Lawyers Association, May 22, 2012

> Speaker, "Recent Trends in EB-5 Requests for Evidence," USAdvisors Overseas Funding Conference: Finding Balance Between the EB-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment, and Business Realities, New York, May 16, 2012

> Speaker, "The Individual Investor Process," USAdvisors Overseas Funding Conference: Finding Balance Between the EB-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment, and Business Realities, New York, May 16, 2012

> Speaker, "Recent Developments in Employment-Based Immigration Adjudications," American Bar Association Administrative Law Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 17, 2011

> Speaker, "Preparing I-601 Waivers of Inadmissibility: A Workshop," American Immigration Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Chapter CLE, NMD, July 19, 2011

> Co-Presenter, "Options for Developers Seeking Capital Under the EB-5 Program," CLE Program, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, July 12, 2011

 

 

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Education

J.D., cum laude, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, 2009 B.S., summa cum laude, Drexel University, 2005

Admitted to Practice

>    Pennsylvania

>     Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

>     U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

>     U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

 

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