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Apr 12, 2019

Matthew T. Galati Wins Legal Intelligencer 2019 Professional Excellence Award

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Green and Spiegel congratulates Matthew T. Galati, who has just received a 2019 Professional Excellence Award and named a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer.

Philadelphia, PA: On April 08, 2019 The Legal Intelligencer announced the Professional Excellence Award winners. These awards recognize the work and achievements of law firms and attorneys within the Pennsylvania legal community each year. There are ten categories of Professional Excellence, and Matthew Galati of Green and Spiegel was one of twenty five recipients of the “Lawyers on the Fast Track Award.” He will be honored at a ceremony on June 27, 2019 at Philadelphia’s famed Crystal Tea Room.

“Lawyers on the Fast Track” recognizes the next generation of legal leaders by honoring Pennsylvania-based lawyers under the age of 40. Nominees are evaluated by an impartial judging panel, made up of members of the Pennsylvania legal community and only the highest ranking composite scores receive the honor.

When asked about Matt’s accomplishment, U.S. practice director of Green and Spiegel Jonathan Grode said, “Matt is definitely on the fast-track. He has deftly carved out a practice niche that has provided tremendous growth for the Firm. What impresses me most about Matt is that he never rests on his laurels. He is always looking for ways to expand his practice and identify cutting edge areas of immigration law. We are proud of Matt and have no doubt that this success will continue”.

At the age of 33, Matthew Galati is recognized as a rising star within the immigration law community, specifically in the representation of immigrant investors. In 2016 Matthew joined Green and Spiegel and expanded its EB-5 practice group over twenty-fold in less than three years, becoming 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. His practice areas also include nonimmigrant investors, corporate counseling, litigation, and worksite compliance (Form I-9 and E-Verify).

The Legal Intelligencer is the oldest daily law journal in the United States.Within the Professional Excellence Awards, there are ten categories, including Attorney of the Year, Distinguished Leaders, Lifetime Achievement, Litigation Departments, GC Impact, Best Mentors, Power Players, Law Firm Innovators, Unsung Heroes, and Lawyers on the Fast Track. Jonathan Grode won the 2018 Distinguished Leader Award last year, making this Green and Spiegel’s second consecutive Professional Excellence Award.

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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