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May 14, 2019

Green and Spiegel Attorneys Named Rising Stars in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers

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Jonathan Grode and Matthew Galati have once again been named top attorneys by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the eighth consecutive year for Jonathan since 2012 and fourth consecutive year for Matthew since 2016.

Philadelphia, PA: On Thursday, May 10, 2019, U.S. Practice Director and Managing Partner Jonathan Grode and Senior Associate Matthew Galati were once again named “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers. This award recognizes the most outstanding lawyers in the U.S., providing a resource for attorneys and consumers in need of legal counsel. Both lawyers will be published in the May 2019 Pennsylvania and Delaware Super Lawyers Magazine issue and will also be featured in Philadelphia Magazine.

When asked about Jonathan and Matthew’s accomplishments, Senior Partner Evan Green said, “It comes as no surprise that Jonathan and Matthew have won this award yet again. They are incredible resources in the field of immigration law both inside and outside the Firm. Without a doubt, they are two of our best attorneys at Green and Spiegel and extremely deserving of this award. Well done”.

Super Lawyers provides a catalogue of the top lawyers in over 70 practice areas from each region in the U.S. who have received peer recognition and achieved professional excellence. Each year, Super Lawyers rates lawyers through a lengthy vetting process. Lawyers are segmented by region and rated based on peer nominations, peer evaluations, as well as independent research. Super Lawyers Magazine then publishes this list and distributes it across the country.

Jonathan Grode serves as the U.S. Practice Director and Managing Partner for the Firm. He has amassed considerable experience in the immigration law field and been a panelist on immigration law topics for numerous organizations. He has been honored with the 2014 Pennsylvania Bar Association Special Achievement Award for “Dedication and Commitment to the High School Mock Trial Competition”, for which he has served as Lead Author for the past 10 years. This year, he was also selected as a winner of the Lexology Client Choice award for providing top caliber client service in the business immigration law field.

34 year old Matthew Galati is making a name for himself within the immigration law community, specifically in Investment Immigration. In 2016 Matthew joined Green and Spiegel, expanding  its EB-5 practice group over twenty-fold in less than three years and making it one of the most recognized EB-5 firms in the United States. Earlier this year, Matthew was named a “Top 25 Immigration Attorney” by EB-5 Investors Magazine. He has also received a 2019 Professional Excellence Award and named a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer. Matthew’s practice areas include nonimmigrant investors, corporate counseling, litigation, and worksite compliance (Form I-9 and E-Verify).

ABOUT: Green and Spiegel is one of the world’s oldest immigration law practices specializing in North American immigration law. 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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