About Joy Zhang
Joy Zhang is an EB-5 immigration attorney and heads Reid & Wise, LLC’s immigration investment team; she is also one of the co-founders of the law firm, located in New York. In addition to being an immigration lawyer, attorney Zhang also concentrates in the areas of international business law, capital market, commercial litigation and more.
Reid & Wise is a law firm that has lawyers with years of experience handling international and cross-border cases. The firm’s legal team has valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, cross-border litigation, business immigration, alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy, environmental law, international trade, capital markets, China-related practice, securities litigation, taxation and intellectual property. The firm has already helped hundreds of its clients that were experiencing U.S. immigration issues. Additionally, the legal team is familiar with Chinese laws and works closely with law firms in China. The firm has a comprehensive website, both in English and Chinese.
As an immigration lawyer, attorney Zhang has years of experience helping individuals, families, and even businesses navigate strict U.S. immigration laws. She has helped EB-5 investors with their green card applications, as well as assisted clients with understanding U.S. immigration laws. She also has experience solving U.S. embassy-related issues. She has handled several successful cases regarding non-immigrant and immigrant applications for green cards for individuals from around the world. As a longtime immigration lawyer, she has established protocols for the EB-5 petition process that her investor clients find very helpful. Attorney Zhang has received a 100 percent rating of approval from all her petitions for the EB-5 program.
Attorney Zhang completed her bachelor’s degree in law in Beijing, China from the University of International Business and Economics. She was then awarded the prestigious Thelma L. Shaffer Scholarship and studied law at the University of Iowa College of Law. Both her Juris Doctor degree and Master of Law degree were completed at the University of Iowa. After finishing law school, she worked in a large New York-based law firm where she represented public and private companies with issues regarding security offerings, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and other corporate matters. She assisted investors, issuers and investment banks regarding private placements and public offerings. Additionally, she assisted public corporations with their securities registrations. In 2009, she co-wrote an article published by Cumberland Law Review (Vol. 39), entitled “Sold into Adoption: The Human Baby Trafficking Scandal Exposes Vulnerabilities in Chinese Adoptions to the United States.”
Attorney Zhang is admitted to the New York Bar and the New Jersey Bar. She is affiliated with several organizations, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association-Committee on Asia and the Pacific Region, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)-EB-5 Committee, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) and the National Trade Association of EB-5 Regional Centers.
Attorney Zhang was born and raised in China. She can fluently speak both English and Chinese Mandarin.