Super Lawyers Magazine has named both Jonathan Grode and Katelyn Hufe Karahan “Super Lawyers” while Joshua Rolf has been selected as a “Rising Star” for immigration law.

Philadelphia, PA: Congratulations to Green and Spiegel’s U.S. Practice Director and Managing Partner, Jonathan Grode, Partner, Katelyn Hufe Karahan, and Senior Associate, Joshua Rolf, for being selected to the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list in the primary practice area of immigration.

When presented with this award, Jonathan said, “It is an honor to be named a Super Lawyer again. It truly is a testament to the Firm and all of our staff that work so hard for our clients on a daily basis. Moreover, I could not be happier that Katelyn Hufe Karahan was also selected as a Super Lawyer and Joshua Rolf was selected as a Rising Star for the 2023 PA Super Lawyers List. As our firm continues to grow, it is leaders in the legal field like Katelyn and Joshua  that will ensure continued success for our clients and the companies they work for.”

Every year, Super Lawyers Magazine creates a comprehensive list of attorneys from over seventy practice areas, all of whom have achieved a high level of professional accomplishments. Attorneys are chosen using a multiphase selection process, which takes peer nominations and evaluations, as well as independent research, into consideration. Selected attorneys are then featured in publications specific to their geographic area across the country.

From 2012 to 2019, Jonathan was consecutively noted as a “Rising Star” by the publication. To qualify, a “Rising Star ” must have been in their practice for 10 years or less or be 40 years of age or younger at the time of nomination. Jonathan was then named a “Super Lawyer” in the 2020 issue, which recognized Jonathan’s significant professional achievements as one of the top immigration attorneys in the United States. This is the first year Katelyn has been named a Super Lawyer and Joshua has been named a Rising Star. It is an honor reserved for lawyers who exhibit excellence in their practice, making Green and Spiegel’s attorneys a credible resource for both attorneys and clients in search of legal guidance.

Jonathan Grode has worked continuously in the U.S. business immigration law field since 1999 and has over twenty years of experience. He is experienced in obtaining nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for new company start-ups, professional workers, artists and entertainers, athletes, physicians, and scientific researchers. In addition, Jonathan has significant experience dealing with Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security enforcement actions.

Katelyn Hufe Karahan is a partner at Green & Spiegel U.S.’s Philadelphia office with over 10 years of experience in nearly all aspects of immigration law including employment-based and family-based immigration, removal defense, federal litigation, citizenship, and applications for humanitarian relief. Katelyn’s practice currently focuses on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses grow by strategically utilizing a range of non-immigrant visas and permanent residence options to build and retain a talented workforce. She works together with companies to manage their recruitment and retention of employees primarily through the TN, H-1B, and E-3 visas, while building long-term solutions to fit the individual needs of each employee. 

Josh Rolf is a Senior Associate Attorney in the Firm’s Philadelphia office. Josh focuses his practice on various types of immigrant and nonimmigrant matters, including investor-based petitions. He regularly counsels start-ups and individuals on immigration options, developing cogent strategies for success. Josh’s professional experience also extends to representing clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He has also litigated cases before Immigration Court and the United States Court of Appeals. Josh is a fluent Spanish speaker. 

ABOUT: Green and Spiegel U.S. is a law firm specializing in North American immigration law. The U.S. headquarters is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with additional offices in Colorado, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Amsterdam. From large corporate employee transfers to difficult family sponsorships and humanitarian applications for permanent residence, Green and Spiegel can help. With top legal minds in corporate employee transfers, removal/deportation, immigrant investment, family immigration, immigration compliance, and resolving inadmissibility issues, the professionals at Green and Spiegel have been recognized as industry leaders.

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