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About Jia Zhao
Jia Zhao is an immigration attorney and associate in the New York City office of the multidisciplinary law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Attorney Zhao is member of the firm’s business immigration and compliance group and her practice is focused on matters related to U.S. business immigration. Jia advises individual and corporate clients in a variety of complex immi-grant and non-immigrant matters, including petitions and applications for employment and family based matters, as well as the naturalization process.
The Business Immigration and Compliance group at Greenberg Traurig, LLP assists an international client base of organiza-tions, individuals, and businesses on visa needs, and immigration matters. Its clients include multinational corporations, pro-fessionals, treaty investors/traders, students and many others. Greenberg Traurig consists of approximately 2000 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals working in 38 commercial and government centers across the United States and in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Attorney Zhao dedicates a large portion of her practice to EB-5 investor matters and is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 group. She has experience representing investors in preparing Form I-526 immigrant petitions (both the Regional Center model and direct investment model), and regional centers in preparing I-924 Regional Center Designation applications. Attorney Zhao has experience handling a broad range of business immigration matters, including EB-1, L-1, O-1, H-1B, and TN, among others. Attorney Zhao also assists clients with adjustment of status, consular processing, and naturalization process.
Attorney Zhao is an active member in good standing with the New York State Bar and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She received her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her Juris Doctor from Ford-ham University School of Law.