About Laura Foote Reiff
Laura Foote Reiff is an EB-5 immigration attorney who focuses on business immigration, regulations and laws that affect foreign and U.S. companies, and related legislative and employment compliance matters. She is the co-chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Business Immigration and Compliance Group and is also a co-managing shareholder for the firm.
Attorney Reiff assists numerous businesses in establishing, managing, and utilizing EB-5 Regional Centers that meet the job creation requirements of the program. To help such clients exceed their goals, she works directly with securities attorneys, economists who project job creation and identify targeted employment areas, and with securities brokers who coordinate offerings.
Attorney Reiff also works with individual investors who seek conditional permanent residence and who seek to remove conditions of their permanent residency. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Subcommittee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is the Essential Worker Immigration Coalition’s legal counsel, is a former American Immigration Lawyers Association board of governors member, and past chair of the Immigration Policy Committee and past member of the board of trustees for the American Immigration Counsel. She is also a member of the District of Columbia, Maryland, American, and Federal Bar Associations.
Attorney Reiff speaks frequently about immigration matters. She has testified on Capitol Hill numerous times and is often quoted and interviewed throughout the media. She was selected as one of the United States’ Top 20 Most Powerful Immigration Lawyers by Human Resource Executive Magazine in 2011. She has been listed in Chapters and Partners USA Guide, Chambers Global, Legal 500 US, and Best Lawyers in America. She was also selected by SmartCEO as a Greater Washington Legal Elite, earned the Legislative Champion Award from FEWA, and was selected as the Legislative Advocate of the Year in 2006 by the AILA DC Chapter.
Attorney Reiff earned her undergraduate degree in legal institutions, economics, and government, magna cum laude, from American University and earned her law degree, with honors, from George Washington University Law School.