Evan J. Green LL.B.

Managing Partner


150 York Street, 5th Floor Toronto ON M5H 3S5 CA


Evan Green is one of the two Managing Partners at Green and Spiegel and is Certified as a Specialist in Immigration Law by The Law Society of Ontario. Evan is called to the bar in both Canada and the United States and is able to practice federal immigration law in both countries. Evan has been practicing immigration law for over 30 years and has extensive experience in all areas of Canadian immigration. Evan has been identified for many years as a leading practitioner in immigration law. Evan is considered a subject matter expert in the field, frequently asked to speak as a panelist, moderator and lecturer.

Evan is a frequent speaker for the following organizations:

  • The Human Resources Professional Association
  • The Canada Employment Relocation Council’s Annual Conference as well as their Immigration Symposium;
  • The Council for Global Immigration;
  • The Toronto U.S. Consulate; and
  • The American Immigration Lawyers Association

In addition to being a much sought after speaker on Canadian immigration matters, Evan appears on television and radio and is often quoted by various media outlets in Canada including the National Post, The Globe and Mail, the CBC, Global News and The Law Times.

Within the firm, Evan manages the U.S. practice for the firm which includes U.S. immigration matters processed from the Toronto office as well as the 5 offices in the U.S. Evan is particularly skilled at navigating cross-border issues on either side of the Canadian and U.S. border. Evan’s strong understanding of the nuances of Canada/U.S. cross borders issues allows him to provide clear and quick counsel to many companies with business interests in both Canada and the U.S. Evan is a member of the American Immigration Association and, over the years, has held numerous executive positions in the Canadian Chapter including President. Evan also is a leading practitioner in the area of U.S. consular processing and is considered the “go to guy” for many U.S. attorneys who contact Evan on a regular basis regarding processing at the U.S. Consulates in Canada as well as a multitude of issues related to Canada/U.S. border issues.

In addition to his cross border subspecialty, Evan’s expertise includes all areas of Canadian business immigration law, specializing in corporate employee transfers, federal skilled worker applications, investor applications, work permits, and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Evan also has particular expertise in USMCA and CETA work permits, work permit approvals for strategic, expert and key professional employees and high level executives.


  • Called to the Massachusetts Bar
  • Called to the Ontario Bar
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) cum laude – University of Ottawa


  • The Law Society of Ontario
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Council for Global Immigration


  • The Law Society of Ontario
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Beth Sholom Synagogue – Executive Committee of the Brotherhood Humanitarian Awards Dinner
  • Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • Brothers for Life
  • United Jewish Appeal


  • Rank by Best Lawyers Canada for Immigration Law, 2006 – 2024
  • Rank by “International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers” as Leading Canadian Corporate Immigration Attorney
  • Ranked as Band 1 Lawyer by the Chamber & Partners for Immigration in Canada
  • Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Corporate Immigration, 2020 – 2024
  • Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration, 2022, 2023 & 2024
  • Recognized in the Legal 500: Leading Individuals, 2022, 2023 & 2024
  • Recognized as one of the world’s best lawyers by Chambers and Partners, 2022, 2023 & 2024
  • Recognized in the Legal 500: Business Immigration Hall of Fame, 2022, 2023 & 2024


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