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Martha J Schoonover
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Business Immigration & Compliance
Martha J. Schoonover focuses her practice on business immigration matters and assists employers in obtaining temporary, nonimmigrant visas for business persons, managers and executives, treaty investors and traders, professionals (including physicians, researchers and scientists, nurses, physical therapists, engineers, computer scientists, and business professionals), exchange visitors, students, and crew members working on the Outer Continental Shelf. In addition, Martha assists in obtaining labor certifications and permanent resident status for professionals, researchers, multinational managers and executives, and other priority workers and in obtaining and relinquishing U.S. citizenship. Martha is the firm's co-chair of the Business Immigration & Compliance Practice.
United States: Labor and employment
Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s clients praise the ‘excellent’ service level supplied by a ‘dedicated team that fully understands our complex business model’. It advises multinational corporations on employment-related immigration issues, represents businesses, organizations and individuals on EB-5 matters and is active in the field of M&A, where it recently advised numerous clients on how to structure deals that enable successor companies to continue to employ foreign national workers in compliance with US immigration law. Laura Reiff and Martha Schoonover co-chair the practice, which recently recruited nine associates. Other key figures to note are Kate Kalmykov, who splits her practice between New York and New Jersey, Atlanta-based Ian Macdonald and McLean-based Pamela Mak, who is experienced in due diligence relating to M&A and restructuring.