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James Cormie

Florham Park, New Jersey
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James Cormie is an EB-5 immigration attorney and one of the associates of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a general law firm with offices across the country, as well as in Milan, Shanghai, Rome, Japan and Seoul. He practices U.S. immigration and intellectual property law with a focus on employment-based immigration and compliance. Particularly, attorney Cormie deals exclusively with EB-5 visas and regional center applications. He is qualified and experienced in filing forms I-526 and I-924. Working in the firm’s Shanghai office, attorney Cormie became fluent in Mandarin and gained first-hand experience with foreign investors going through the EB-5 process from start to finish.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a full-service international firm which employs 1,500 attorneys and professionals trained in governmental affairs. It is among the top 10 law firms according to The National Law Journal, NLJ 250, 2012. Greenberg Traurig also was ranked number 1 with the most U.S. attorneys ranked in the 2012 Chambers USA Guide, counting attorneys among Am Law 200 firms. The law firm’s success is attributed to the quality of their attorneys, diversity of associates, wide breath of expertise and first-hand experience, as well as innovative technology systems. Greenberg Traurig offers video conferences and web meetings, or webinars, for clients. Their technological tools and multiple offices abroad make working with foreign clients simple and easy.

Attorney Cormie advises corporate and individual clients, with a focus on China, that seek to invest in the United States or want to access capital from overseas investors for projects in the United States. He was previously with Greenberg Traurig’s Shanghai office, where his practice focused on corporate and securities and dealt substantially with EB-5. In Shanghai, he worked with Chinese investors seeking approval for EB-5 applications I-526, I-485 and I-829. Attorney Cormie’s experience with employment based immigration also includes working with corporate immigration matters for private employers, universities and hospitals. He has experience preparing non-immigrant visa cases as well, including H-1Bs, L-1A/L-1B, E-2 and O-1s. The immigrant visa petitions he has worked on include the following: PERM, individuals with extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher and national interest waiver petitions.

Attorney Cormie may be a young lawyer, but he has spent his career at prestigious law firms. Before becoming one of the associates of Greenberg Traurig, he was one of the firm’s law clerks. He wrote legal articles, revised memoranda and learned more about EB-5 investment while working as a law clerk. He was also a summer associate at Desmond & Scott, LLP.

Attorney Cormie completed his Bachelor of Arts major in philosophy at the University of Arizona in 2007. He then proceeded and completed his Juris Doctor degree at the Boston University School of Law in 2011. Attorney Cormie also studied Chinese law for one semester at the Boston University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the state of New York and is a member of the New York Bar Association.

Attorney Cormie is bilingual. He can converse fluently in Chinese as well as English.

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