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Akerman LLP

420 SOUTH ORANGE AVENUE, ORLANDO, FL 32801, USA
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Work +1 407 423 4000
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Fax +1 407 843 6610
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Thomas Raleigh, III

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Akerman LLP

Work Department

Immigration, EB-5, International

Position

Thomas L. Raleigh, III is Co-Chair of Akerman's Immigration Planning & Compliance Practice. He has transactional experience assisting corporate entities and private clients with establishing and expanding their businesses in the U.S. and abroad. In his role as Akerman's U.S. market entry coordinator, he has managed multi-million dollar corporate transactions on behalf of foreign clients establishing U.S. market presence and has advised U.S. public and private clients expanding their businesses outside the U.S. He has also assisted public companies, sports teams, investors, and professionals in obtaining U.S. work authorization, preparing petitions and applications with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Embassies overseas.


United States: Labor and employment

Immigration

Within: Immigration

Akerman LLP’s immigration team represents a wide variety of clients from the manufacturing, telecoms and energy industries with their immigration needs, but particularly those within the hospitality and restaurant sectors. Matters that the group handles include PERM planning, compliance work (including Form I-9 and E-Verify issues), naturalization issues, EB-5 investor project and family-sponsored permanent residence applications. Thomas Raleigh assists Somfy Systems with permanent residency applications of key sales and executive personnel. The client roster includes Pelliconi Florida, Qvantel USA, GoITV and ESA Renewables. Maria Casablanca, who is very adept in handling EB-matters, chairs the practice.

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