Jennifer Hermansky

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Business Immigration & Compliance
    Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7817
    Fax: 215.988.7801
    University Drexel University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2005
    Law SchoolDrexel University Earle Mack School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
    Admitted2009, Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, American Bar Association, 2009-Present
    •Co-Chair, Committee on Immigration and Naturalization, Section of Administrative Law, 2011-Present
    •Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Chapter, 2009-Present
    •Co-Chair, New Members Division, 2010-Present


    Jennifer Hermansky focuses her immigration practice on both employment-based and family-based immigration. Jennifer has experience serving health care, pharmaceutical and real estate industries, as well as entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers in scientific communities. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors, individuals of extraordinary ability, and immigrant investors.

    Jennifer concentrates on EB-5 immigrant investor visas. She has prepared and filed many I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions for immigrant investors, both through individual investments and regional center investments. Additionally, she regularly works with developers across a variety of industries seeking capital for new projects that qualify for EB-5 investments. She counsels clients on the creation of new Regional Centers, amendments of a Regional Center designations and adoptions of developer projects by existing Regional Centers. Jennifer also regularly counsels approved Regional Centers on an ongoing basis, including job creation issues and Regional Center management recordkeeping and staffing issues.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions and visas
    •Labor certification applications
    •EB-5 immigrant investor visas
    •Immigration litigation for employment-based petition denials

    Awards & Recognition

    •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013-2014
    •Listed, EB5Investor magazine's Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys, 2013-2014

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    01.11.16 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
    05.19.15 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed in 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
    03.24.15 Greenberg Traurig Partners with Drexel University for 'Taste of Law'
    01.28.15 EB-5 Investor Magazine Top 25 EB-5 Immigration Attorneys
    01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
    11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'
    08.27.14 Four Greenberg Traurig EB-5 Attorneys Author Chapters in AILA's Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs Book
    08.27.14 Greenberg Traurig Business Immigration Attorneys Serve as Editors for ABA 'What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration Law' Book
    06.24.14 Greenberg Traurig EB-5 Group Sponsors, Co-Chairs EB5 Investors Magazine Conference
    05.30.14 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named As 2014 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    Publications and Articles

    •Author, USCIS Changes Policy on the Use of Loan Proceeds as a Source of Funds, EB-5 Insights, May 12, 2015
    •Co-Author, Retrogression, Priority Dates and I-526 Petition Approval Notices, EB-5 Insights, January 30, 2015
    •Contributing Author, Expedite Requests for EB-5 Petitions, Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, Third Edition, August 2014
    •Contributing Author, Immigration Due Diligence: Advising on the Immigration Aspects of EB-5 Projects for Investors, Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, Third Edition, August 2014
    •Contributing Author, Initial Regional Center Proposals and Regional Center Amendment Applications, Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, Third Edition, August 2014
    •Editor, What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration Law, American Bar Association, August 2014
    •Author, I-829 Practice Pointers, The EB-5 Book, ILW, April 2012
    •Co-Author, The Long and Winding Road: Creating and Representing Regional Centers, Immigration Practice Pointers, 13th Ed., June 2012
    •Co-Author, Immigration and Naturalization, Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2010, July 2011
    •Co-Author, Federal Court Review of Denial of Employment-Based Petitions: When Exhaustion is Not Required, Immigration Practice Pointers, 12th Ed., June 2011
    •Author, Keep Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses: Immigration Reform Not Likely in the 112th Congress, The Legal Intelligencer, November 17, 2010
    •Author, Advising Immigrant Defendants in PA after Padilla, The Legal Intelligencer, April 2010


    •Moderator, EB-5 Securities Compliance & Broker Dealers: Commonly Overlooked Securities Issues, Southern California EB-5 Conference, Newport Beach, CA, July 21, 2014
    •Panelist, Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of EB-5 Investment, Invest in America Conference, Shanghai, China, March 23, 2014
    •Panelist, A Debrief of the USCIS Stakeholder Call, U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference, Shenzhen, China, March 17, 2014
    •Co-Presenter, EB-5 Panel, 31st Annual Regional Conference of Mortgage Bankers Associations, March 2014
    •Speaker, Considerations in Filing Form I-526 Through a Regional Center, EB-5 Conference: Show Me the Jobs, Miami, FL, May 2, 2013
    •Speaker, National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour, Phoenix, AZ, March 5, 2013
    •Speaker, Options for Entrepreneurs, Chicago Chapter Business Immigration Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, November 2012
    •Speaker, I-829 Petitions: Removal of Conditions, EB-5 Seminar Series, Los Angeles, CA, September 2012
    •Speaker, EB-5 101, A Comprehensive Overview of the EB-5 Program, NY Chapter 101 CLE Series, American Immigration Lawyers Association, May 22, 2012
    •Speaker, Recent Trends in EB-5 Requests for Evidence, USAdvisors Overseas Funding Conference: Finding Balance Between the EB-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment, and Business Realities, New York, May 16, 2012
    •Speaker, The Individual Investor Process, USAdvisors Overseas Funding Conference: Finding Balance Between the EB-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment, and Business Realities, New York, May 16, 2012
    •Speaker, Recent Developments in Employment-Based Immigration Adjudications, American Bar Association Administrative Law Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 17, 2011
    •Speaker, Preparing I-601 Waivers of Inadmissibility: A Workshop, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Chapter CLE, NMD, July 19, 2011
    •Co-Presenter, Options for Developers Seeking Capital Under the EB-5 Program, CLE Program, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, July 12, 2011

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    Jennifer Hermansky

    2001 Market Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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