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At Green and Spiegel we know that our people are our strength. We strive to recruit, train and retain the very best talent in order to deliver​ the very best immigration services to our valued clients. People are at the centre of everything we do, and we are proud that many of our staff members have been lifelong employees of Green and Spiegel.

Stephen W. Green

Jan 14, 2016, 22:05 PM
First name:
Stephen
Last name:
Green
Middle name:
W.
Designations:
LL.B
Position title:
Senior Partner
Email address:
stepheng@gands.com
Phone number:
(416) 862 7880 x 5974
Fax number:
Mobile number:
Linked in link:
https://ca.linkedin.com/in/stephenwgreen
Twitter link:
https://twitter.com/stephengands
Facebook link:
Other social media link:
Call to bar:
1988
SortingDate:
Jan 2, 2016, 00:00 AM

Stephen Green is a senior partner at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. Stephen has been practising immigration law for over 25 years, and has extensive experience in all areas of Canadian immigration. Stephen was listed in Who’s Who Legal for Corporate Immigration Lawyers, recognizing him as the Leading Canadian Corporate Attorney since 2005. Stephen has also been identified for many years as a leading practitioner in immigration law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Stephen is considered a subject matter expert in the field, frequently asked to speak as a panelist, moderator and lecturer. Stephen has also held the position of chair of the Citizenship and Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association, is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the International Bar Association.

Stephen’s experience includes all areas of Canadian immigration law, specializing in corporate employee transfers, federal skilled worker applications, investor applications, work permits, and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. He has appeared before parliamentary committee as a key witness on a number of immigration issues such as Citizenship and Labour Market Impact Assessments. Stephen also leads the Investment and Entrepreneur Program at the firm, which aims at helping experienced business people invest in Canada to achieve a permanent resident visa. Stephen also has particular expertise in NAFTA confirmation exemptions, work permit approvals for strategic, expert and key professional employees, and professional and amateur athletes.

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1988
  • University of Windsor, LLB, 1986
  • York University, Toronto, 1983
 
  • Certified Specialist in Immigration Law, The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Past Chair, Citizenship and Immigration Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Secretary (2006) and Treasurer (2007), Citizenship and Immigration Section, Canadian Bar Association of Ontario
  • Past Chair, Citizenship & Immigration Section, Canadian Bar Association of Ontario
  • Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, Citizenship & Immigration Section, 1991 to 2011
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Regulating Immigration Consultants
  • International Bar Association, 1998 to present
  • International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, January 2014 to present
  • Head Lecturer, Immigration Practices and Procedures Course, Seneca College, 1997 to 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, Immigration and Refugee Law, Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario for the academic year 1998/1999
  • Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), 1997 to 2000
  • Director, Harmony Movement, (1998-2002)
  • Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario
  • Director, Canada Employment Relocation Council since 2015

In addition to community participation, Stephen has been instrumental in raising funds many organizations, including SickKids Foundation.

• Past Chair, Toronto Board of Trade, Mentoring Taskforce

• Founder and Chairman, The SickKids Connection, Hospital for SickKids Foundation o Director, HealthyKids International (2008 to 2010) o Director, Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Sept. 2002-to 2011

• Executive Committee, David Foster Foundation Gala, 2013 o Gala Co-Chair, David Foster Foundation, 2015

• Director, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation 1995-2002

• Board Member, Telus Community Board

Positions:
  • Partner
Practice areas:

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Stephen W. Green

Jan 14, 2016, 22:05 PM
First name:
Stephen
Last name:
Green
Middle name:
W.
Designations:
LL.B
Position title:
Senior Partner
Email address:
stepheng@gands.com
Phone number:
(416) 862 7880 x 5974
Fax number:
Mobile number:
Linked in link:
https://ca.linkedin.com/in/stephenwgreen
Twitter link:
https://twitter.com/stephengands
Facebook link:
Other social media link:
Call to bar:
1988
SortingDate:
Jan 2, 2016, 00:00 AM

Stephen Green is a senior partner at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. Stephen has been practising immigration law for over 25 years, and has extensive experience in all areas of Canadian immigration. Stephen was listed in Who’s Who Legal for Corporate Immigration Lawyers, recognizing him as the Leading Canadian Corporate Attorney since 2005. Stephen has also been identified for many years as a leading practitioner in immigration law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Stephen is considered a subject matter expert in the field, frequently asked to speak as a panelist, moderator and lecturer. Stephen has also held the position of chair of the Citizenship and Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association, is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the International Bar Association.

Stephen’s experience includes all areas of Canadian immigration law, specializing in corporate employee transfers, federal skilled worker applications, investor applications, work permits, and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. He has appeared before parliamentary committee as a key witness on a number of immigration issues such as Citizenship and Labour Market Impact Assessments. Stephen also leads the Investment and Entrepreneur Program at the firm, which aims at helping experienced business people invest in Canada to achieve a permanent resident visa. Stephen also has particular expertise in NAFTA confirmation exemptions, work permit approvals for strategic, expert and key professional employees, and professional and amateur athletes.

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1988
  • University of Windsor, LLB, 1986
  • York University, Toronto, 1983
 
  • Certified Specialist in Immigration Law, The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Past Chair, Citizenship and Immigration Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Secretary (2006) and Treasurer (2007), Citizenship and Immigration Section, Canadian Bar Association of Ontario
  • Past Chair, Citizenship & Immigration Section, Canadian Bar Association of Ontario
  • Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, Citizenship & Immigration Section, 1991 to 2011
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Regulating Immigration Consultants
  • International Bar Association, 1998 to present
  • International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, January 2014 to present
  • Head Lecturer, Immigration Practices and Procedures Course, Seneca College, 1997 to 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, Immigration and Refugee Law, Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario for the academic year 1998/1999
  • Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), 1997 to 2000
  • Director, Harmony Movement, (1998-2002)
  • Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario
  • Director, Canada Employment Relocation Council since 2015

In addition to community participation, Stephen has been instrumental in raising funds many organizations, including SickKids Foundation.

• Past Chair, Toronto Board of Trade, Mentoring Taskforce

• Founder and Chairman, The SickKids Connection, Hospital for SickKids Foundation o Director, HealthyKids International (2008 to 2010) o Director, Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Sept. 2002-to 2011

• Executive Committee, David Foster Foundation Gala, 2013 o Gala Co-Chair, David Foster Foundation, 2015

• Director, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation 1995-2002

• Board Member, Telus Community Board

Positions:
  • Partner
Practice areas:

Team Page Photo

Photo of Stephen Green

Bio Page Photo

Printable Bio

Assistants

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