Stephen W. Green | Partner
Stephen Green is a partner at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. He received his B.A. from York University followed by his LL.B. from the University of Windsor, Ontario. After articling at Green and Spiegel LLP, he was called to the Ontario Bar in 1988. Stephen has extensive experience in all areas of Canadian immigration law specializing in corporate employee transfers, federal skilled worker applications, investor applications and judicial review matters. He has particular expertise in NAFTA confirmation exemptions, work permit approvals for strategic, expert and key professional employees, and professional and amateur athletes.
The past chair of the Citizenship and Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Stephen is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the International Bar Association. He has been selected by the Who’s Who Legal for corporate immigration law since 2005 and identified for many years as a leading practitioner, most frequently recommended, in immigration law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Stephen has also been selected for The Best Lawyers in Canada editions for the specialty of Immigration Law.
Professional Activities & Affiliations
Stephen has experience as head lecturer for the Immigration Practices and Procedures Course at Seneca College. During the academic year of 1998/1999, Stephen was a guest speaker for the Immigration and Refugee Law course at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. Practicing since 1988, Stephen has been certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Citizenship and Immigration Law.
Stephen is active in his community and takes great pride in participating in various causes. Stephen is the founder and chairman of The Sick Kids Leaders Program, a dynamic group of professionals who commit their time and energy to raising money for The Hospital for Sick Kids Foundation. Stephen has been a member of Leadership Sinai, a Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation since 1994 and was a Director for the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation from 1995 to 2002. Stephen has been a director of the Hospital for Sick Kids Foundation since June 2002.