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About Lauren A Tetenbaum
Lauren A. Tetenbaum is an EB-5 immigration attorney and associate at Greenberg Traurig, LLP. She focuses her practice on U.S. business immigration and compliance, with a concentration on EB-5 immigrant investor visas, EB-1 and EB-2 PERM-based green card applications, consular processing, adjustment of status, and nonimmigrant visas. Attorney Tetenbaum has experience handling matters related to family-based immigration cases, specialty occupations, specialized knowledge professionals, Treaty NAFTA, persons of extraordinary ability, exchange visitors, treaty investors, and more.
Attorney Tetenbaum’s clients include individuals and businesses from a variety of industries. She works out of Greenberg Traurig’s New York, N.Y., office and is a member of the firm’s EB-5 team, which serves EB-5 clients and coalitions. She is actively admitted to the State Bars of New York and New Jersey, and has international legal experience, having practiced immigration law both in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
After earning her Bachelor’s Degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, Attorney Tetenbaum graduated from the New York University School of Social Work with her Master of Social Work. She subsequently graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in 2011, earning her Juris Doctor. During her tenure in law school, she served as co-coordinator for Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and was also the community involvement coordinator for Cardozo Advocates for Battered Women.
Attorney Tetenbaum is highly active in the greater legal community. She has worked as a post-graduate volunteer attorney for Sanctuary for Families and she was a post-graduate legal fellow for The Door Legal Services. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the New York Women's Bar Association, and the American Women Lawyers in London, for which she has served as an executive committee member. She also provides pro bono services as an attorney for the Safe Passage Project, and volunteers for organizations such as Masa NY, the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Interview Program, SchoolstoBusiness, Inspiring the Future, and more. Attorney Tetenbaum has been honored for her work with several awards; most recently she was the 2015 recipient of the Cardozo School of Law, "INSPIRE! Award.”
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