Kate Kalmykov > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Florham Park, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
PO BOX 677
United States

Work Department

Immigration - International




Kate Kalmykov focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide-range of employment based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, trainees, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors and traders, persons of extraordinary ability and immigrant investors.

Kate has deep experience working on EB-5 immigrant investor matters. She regularly works with developers across a variety of industries, as well as private equity funds on developing new projects that qualify for EB-5 investments. This includes creation of new Regional Centers, having projects adopted by existing Regional Centers or through pooled individual EB-5 petitions. For existing Regional Centers, Kate regularly helps to prepare amendment filings, file exemplar petitions, address removal of conditions issues and ensure that they develop an internal program for ongoing compliance with applicable immigration regulations and guidance. She also counsels foreign nationals on obtaining greencards through either individual or Regional Center EB-5 investments, as well as issues related to I-829 Removal of Conditions.

Kate also works with various human resources departments on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance. She regularly counsels employers on due diligence issues including internal audits and reviews, as well as minimization of exposure and liabilities in government investigations.

Immigration & Compliance

Admission to Practice
New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey




  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2005
  • M.A., International Affairs, American University, 2005
  • B.A., International Studies, magna cum laude, American University, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Immigration

Greenberg Traurig LLP‘s business immigration team is noted for its ‘solid team play‘ and is jointly overseen by Laura Reiff in Washington, DC and Ian Macdonald in Atlanta. The practice advises large domestic and international corporations and investors on business compliance matters, and US work visas. In the Atlanta office, Jay Ruby handles all types of visa work including O-1 and O-2 visas, and has experience representing clients before the Department of Labor and other federal agencies. Martha Schoonover in Northern Virginia has over three decades of experience and is skilled in temporary non-immigrant visa work. Employment-based immigration matters are dealt with by Kate Kalmykov in New York and New Jersey, whose core specialty is EB-5 immigrant investor programs.