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Jun 12, 2018

Matthew Galati Selected to AILA Leadership Positions

Matthew Galati

Green and Spiegel Senior Associate attorney Matthew Galati was recently selected to American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) leadership positions at the local and national levels.

On May 31, Galati was elected by fellow AILA Philadelphia Chapter members to its Executive Committee. Specifically, Galati will serve during the 2018-19 year as the Chapter’s Treasurer. Galati has held previous positions with the AILA Philadelphia Executive Committee since 2016.

In June, Galati was named by the AILA President-Elect to the organization’s national Immigrant Investor (EB-5) Committee. As described by AILA, its liaisons and committee members play an integral part in helping AILA achieve its mission to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.

At Green and Spiegel, Galati currently serves as a Senior Associate and head of the Firm’s U.S. Investors and Entrepreneurs Division, dedicated to representing individuals and companies seeking use of foreign investment in the immigration context. He has experience with nearly every aspect of immigration law and focuses the majority of his practice on EB-5-related matters. In addition, Galati regularly represents U.S. in worksite compliance matters and attendant governmental investigations. He also assists foreign nationals of extraordinary ability seek immigration benefits in the U.S.

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