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Evan J. Green LL.B

Senior Partner
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Toronto
390 Bay Street, Suite 2800 Toronto ON M5H 2Y2 CA

Evan Green is a senior partner at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. He has been practising immigration law for over 20 years, and has extensive experience in all areas of Canadian immigration. According to the "International Who's Who of Business Lawyers," the official research partner of the International Bar Association, Evan was recognized as a Leading Canadian Corporate Immigration Attorney. Evan was also selected by The Best Lawyers in Canada, for the specialty of Immigration Law. Evan is a seen as a subject expert in the area of Canadian immigration law, and is frequently quoted in newspapers and publications.

Evan has extensive expertise in all areas of Canadian immigration and corporate mobility between Canada and the United States. Evan’s strong understanding of the nuances of US/Canadian cross borders issues allows him to provide counsel to many companies with business interests in Canada and the US. He also is a leading practitioner in the area of U.S. consular processing. Evan has also represented companies and its personnel in the preparation and submission of applications for temporary and permanent resident status in Canada, as well as Canadian citizenship.

Evan has been a panelist and moderator on immigration law topics for numerous organizations including Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), U.S. Consulate General Toronto, the Canadian Employee Relocation Council, and American Immigration Lawyers Association. Evan is the former chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association – Canada Chapter.

Education

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1990
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) cum laude - University of Ottawa, 1988
 

Affiliations

  • The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Human Resource Professionals Association
  • The Canadian Employee Relocation Council
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Council for Global Immigration
  • Thyroid Cancer Canada - Board of Directors
 

Involvement

  • Mount Sinai - Board of Directors
  • Maccabia Games Israel - 2013 Participant
  • Beth Sholom Synagogue - Executive Committee of the Brotherhood Humanitarian Awards Dinner
  • Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center

Awards

  • Rank by Best Lawyers Canada for Immigration Law
  • Rank by "International Who's Who of Business Lawyers" as Leading Canadian Corporate Immigration Attorney
  • Ranked by the Chamber & Partners for Immigration in Canada

News

Aug 24, 2016

Express Entry August 24, 2016 – Qualifying Score Jumps Dramatically

August 24, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 750 candidates to apply for P...

May 11, 2016

Reminder of New passport rule for travelers flying to U.S.

Please remember that as of April 1, 2016, travelers travelling to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program with an Electronic Syst...

Apr 28, 2016

Electronic Travel Authorizations will be Required as of September 29, 2016

As of September 29, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorizatio...

Events

Jan 26, 2017

Join our next Inside Immigration Webinar on Thursday, January 26, 2017

Inside Immigration is a monthly call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in immigration law, i...

Dec 21, 2016

Reminder: Join our next Inside Immigration Webinar on Thursday, December 1, 2016

Inside Immigration is a monthly call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in immigration law, i...

Dec 21, 2016

Join our next Inside Immigration Webinar on Thursday, December 1, 2016

Inside Immigration is a monthly call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in immigration law, i...

Oct 27, 2016

Upcoming Green and Spiegel Webinar Thursday October 27th, 2016

Inside Immigration is a monthly call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in immigration law, i...

Sep 12, 2016

A Restaurateur’s Guide to Canada Immigration Laws- September 12th, 2016

Are you intimidated by the immigration screening process to hire talent from outside Canada?  This webinar will focus specifically on issues t...

Jun 30, 2016

Sign-up for the upcoming Green and Spiegel Webinar on Canada/U.S. Issues

When: Thursday, June 30th, 2016 from 12:00pm to 12:45pm EST Inside Immigration is a monthly call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration la...

Jun 21, 2016

Green and Spiegel Wins 2016 Lexpert Diversity and Inclusion Award

We are very proud to announce that Green and Spiegel LLP was chosen as a winner of Lexpert’s 2016 Zenith Awards: Celebrating Diversity a...

Blogs

May 20, 2016

New Changes to Entry in Mexico for visa holders

As of May 18, 2016, any permanent resident or holder of a valid visa issued by the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, or any co...

May 20, 2016

DUI’s and Visa Revocation in the U.S.

May 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) Visa Office has recently instructed consular officers to revoke the visas of visa-hold...

Media and Presentations