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Jan 2, 2020

Emily M. Cohen Joins Green and Spiegel as Partner at Second Office in Philadelphia

Immigration and Nationality Law Attorney Emily M. Cohen joins International North American Immigration Law Firm Green and Spiegel, LLC as a Partner in 2020. 

PHILADELPHIA, PA: On January 1, 2020 Emily M. Cohen accepted a position as Partner at Green and Spiegel, U.S. Emily has practiced exclusively in the area of Immigration and Nationality Law since 1989. She is joined by her legal assistants, all three of whom have been with her for 23 years. They are based out of a ​second Philadelphia office located at 1608 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

“I am excited that Emily Cohen is joining the firm to start off the New Year” said Jonathan Grode, Green and Spiegel’s U.S. Practice Director and Managing Partner. “Emily’s reputation and character are second to none in the immigration field. Having someone of this caliber join the firm is a tremendous addition to our growing practice. Both our staff and our clients will benefit greatly from Emily holding a senior position at Green and Spiegel.”

Emily M. Cohen is a leading immigration lawyer in Philadelphia and consults with clients locally, nationally, and abroad. She services the full spectrum of business and individual immigration clients in her practice, including multinational corporations, information technology companies, healthcare institutions, and academic and research organizations. Cohen’s unique expertise in nationality law will be a welcomed asset to the Firm in servicing new and existing clients.

When asked about her new position as Partner at the firm, Emily M. Cohen said, “Green and Spiegel’s global reach provides access to some of the best legal minds and resources in the field of immigration law today. Joining the firm will enable me to better serve my individual and corporate clients in the US and abroad while providing a full range of immigration legal services.”

Early in her career as a private practitioner, Ms. Cohen established the Immigration Law Center in Philadelphia to serve as a community resource on immigration matters. She has written and lectured extensively on immigration at both the university level and for corporate clients who seek information on the growing implication immigration has on their business and human resource needs.

Emily earned her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Anthropology and Asian Studies and her J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1988. Prior to joining Steel, Doebley & Glassman, she was a Partner at Cohen, Fluhr & González, P.C. In her career, Ms. Cohen has also served as a Foreign Student Advisor at Temple University and as an Immigration Caseworker at the Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia where she was first accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals in 1982 to represent individuals before the legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service.

To speak with Emily M. Cohen about immigration and nationality law services, call (215) 395-8959, email info@gands-us.com or visit our ​second Philadelphia Office located at 1608 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.

ABOUT: Green and Spiegel, LLC 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, and Rhode Island. 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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