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Sep 4, 2019

Green and Spiegel Expands into the Midwest through Partnership with Ritter Halliday

Global immigration law firm Green and Spiegel has just opened a new Midwest office location in Cleveland, Ohio. In a new partnership, Marin K. Ritter and Brian J. Halliday of Ritter Halliday, LLP join Green and Spiegel, LLC as Directors of the Midwest office.

Philadelphia, PA: Due to a growing demand for immigration services in the Midwestern United States, Green and Spiegel has opened a new office location in Cleveland, Ohio through a merger with the former immigration firm Ritter Halliday. As of September 1, 2019, Green and Spiegel Midwest will offer a full range of immigration services to individuals and businesses in the Midwest. Green and Spiegel is excited to continue servicing existing clients and welcomes new Midwest clients seeking assistance in all areas of immigration and nationality law.

“Marin and Brian, the two former partners of Ritter Halliday, have nearly five decades of immigration law experience between them, and as Directors of the Midwest office they will join Green and Spiegel in serving the global immigration needs of our clients. Their dedication, high ethical standards, and significant experience in the area of immigration law make Ms. Ritter and Mr. Halliday welcome additions to our firm,” said Jonathan Grode, U.S. Practice Director and Managing Partner.

Of the top 20 states that are home to Fortune 500 company headquarters, six are in the Midwest—more than any other region, and the Midwest is a growing hub for businesses from aerospace to education to health care to polymers. Green and Spiegel has significant experience serving clients across industries, from small businesses to multinational companies to colleges and universities. Their proactive, cost-effective, and efficient immigration solutions include processing nonimmigrant visas and permanent residence for employees, transferring key talent from overseas offices, and government compliance audits, as well as assisting with immigration law compliance and advising on mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. Green and Spiegel also advises immigrant investors and entrepreneurs seeking to invest or start a business in the Midwest. In addition, Green and Spiegel can assist Midwestern educational institutions with immigration issues for foreign students and foreign national faculty and staff.

Attracted by the businesses taking root there, the Midwest is also home to many immigrant communities. In addition to its employment-based immigration law services, Green and Spiegel also works with individuals to resolve family-based immigration issues, including nonimmigrant visas, immigrant visas, waivers of inadmissibility, and asylum/refugee status. Their attorneys help individuals maintain permanent residence and obtain U.S. citizenship by naturalization. For clients in need of removal and deportation defense, the firm offers representation before Immigration Courts nationwide.

ABOUT: Green and Spiegel, LLC 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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