Nataliya Rymer

Nataliya Rymer: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Of Counsel at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2131 Attorneys)
  • 2700 Two Commerce Square, 2700 Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    View Nataliya Rymer's office location
  • Peer Reviews
    No Reviews
    Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]


Nataliya Rymer focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability.

Nataliya also has experience working with employers on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance-related issues. She counsels employers on due diligence issues, including internal audits and reviews, as well as minimization of exposure and liabilities in government investigations.

In addition, Nataliya is experienced with family-based immigration and immigration-related federal court litigation issues, as well as waivers of inadmissibility.


•Labor certification applications
•Employment based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas
•I-9 employment verification
•H-1B and LCA compliance
•Immigration litigation
•Immigrant investors (EB-5)

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Articles & Publications

•Co-Author, Guidance for Employers in Age of Increased Immigration Enforcement, New Jersey Law Journal, May 15, 2017
•Co-Author, New Immigration Standard Would Benefit US Employers, Start-Ups , The Legal Intelligencer, February 3, 2017
•Cited, EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization: A Proposed Rule by the Homeland Security Department , Federal Register, January 13, 2017
•Quoted, International Investment Opportunity Boosts South Florida's Economy, South Florida Business Journal, October 20, 2016
•Quoted, Florida Law Firms Catch Startup Fever, Daily Business Review, August 23, 2016
•Quoted, OFLC Reshuffle May Trigger More Consistent Rulings, Law360, July 29, 2016
•Co-Author, Immigration, Compliance Issues Facing Higher Ed. Institutions, The Legal Intelligencer, May 31, 2016
•Author, DOS Visa Revocation Policy May Pose Serious Consequences, Law360, April 19, 2016
•Quoted, EB-5 Visa Ceiling is Short-Term, Expert Says , China Daily USA, August 28, 2014
•Contributor, Inside Business Immigration: Legal Analysis for the Global Employer Blog Blog
•Quoted, Senate Bill Revamps Employment-Based Green Card System,, May 6, 2013
•Quoted, Senate Bill Mandates eVerify for All Employers,, April 29, 2013


•Speaker, Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) Conference on Immigration, 2017
•Presenter, Immigration Law Matters for International Student Entrepreneurs: A Review of Short and Long-Term Immigration Options, Northwestern University, February 2, 2017
•Co-Presenter, Parsons School of Design CAID Conference, June 3, 2016
•Panelist, Tech Start-Ups and Crisis , Philly Tech Week, May 4, 2016
•Speaker and Co-Host, ILW EB-5 Summit for Attorneys and Developers, April 29, 2016
•Presenter, Immigration Options for Graduates , Immigration Options Series at Temple University, April 5 and March 30, 2016
•Panelist, First Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia, March 22, 2016
•Panelist, A Recipe for Disaster: Crises that Can Arise in the Restaurant Industry and How to Respond, Philly Chef Conference, March 7, 2016
•Panelist, Immigration Law Matters for International Student Entrepreneurs: A Review of Short and Long-Term Immigration Options , Business Immigration Summit at Northwestern University, December 1, 2015
•Speaker, A Taste of Law, Drexel University, Center for Hospitality & Sport, April 20th, 2015
•Speaker, Guide to Graduating with a Visa, Temple U Beasley School of Law, February 12, 2015
•Panelist, Immigration Law Forum 2014, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, September 19, 2014
•Presenter, Understanding the Impact of Visa Retrogression for Chinese EB-5 Applicants Webinar, GT Webinar, September 3, 2014
•Panelist, Your Government at Work: Policy Impacts on Women High Growth Entrepreneurs and Their Ventures, 5th Annual We Own It Summit (WOIS), May 1, 2014
•Co-Panelist, Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Assistance with International Recruitment Efforts For Colleges and Universities , GT Seminar with Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY, April 3, 2014
•Presenter, Keeping ICE Off Your Tailgate, Women in the Green Industry, John Deere, September 20, 2013
•Speaker, Comprehensive Immigration Reform and its Impact on Colleges and Universities, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts, Boston, MA, June 27, 2013
•Speaker, Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Its Impact on Colleges and Universities, Greenberg Traurig Webinar, May 6, 2013
•Speaker, Third Party-Site Placement: Hs and Ls, American Immigration Lawyers Association Webinar, October 4, 2012
•Speaker, Immigration Options after Graduation, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, May 2012
•Speaker, Waivers of Inadmissibility, American Immigration Lawyers Association - Philadelphia Chapter Spring Seminar, Philadelphia, PA, March 2012

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

02.24.17 Foreign Entrepreneurs Starting Businesses in Region Collaborate with Experts

02.23.17 Greenberg Traurig's Nataliya Rymer Presenting at Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND)

02.06.17 Greenberg Traurig's Chinh H. Pham and Nataliya Rymer Present Workshop at Northwestern University

01.18.17 A Year In Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

09.26.16 Greenberg Traurig's Emerging Technology Group Partners with Northwestern University's Start-Up Incubator, The Garage

08.16.16 Greenberg Traurig Miami Co-Sponsors Startupbootcamp to Bring Proven Accelerator and Mentorship Model to Miami

06.20.16 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present at Career Issues in Art and Design Conference

06.09.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Recognized in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

06.03.16 Greenberg Traurig Charters New Territory for Client 25/7 Productions

05.09.16 Greenberg Traurig Hosts Three Events for Philly Tech Week

Published Articles

05.15.17 Guidance for Employers in Age of Increased Immigration Enforcement

02.03.17 New Immigration Standard Would Benefit US Employers, Start-Ups

05.31.16 Immigration, Compliance Issues Facing Higher Ed. Institutions

04.19.16 DOS Visa Revocation Policy May Pose Serious Consequences


02.10.17 U.S. Court of Appeals Declines to Stay Temporary Restraining Order in Connection with Executive Order

01.31.17 President Trump's Executive Order (EO) “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”: Q&A

01.28.17 New Executive Order Impacts Entry to the United States, Visa Issuance, Refugee, and Screening Procedures

10.01.14 Keeping You Up-to-Date: GT Immigration Newsletter (October 2014)

Noteworthy Experience

•Intern, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps, Yokosuka, Japan

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Immigration & Compliance
  • Education
  • Emerging Technology
  • Regulatory & Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215.988.7881  Phone
215.988.7801  Fax
University Attended:
Boston College, B.A., Psychology, 2000
Law School Attended:
Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2005; Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, LL.M., Transnational Law, 2006
Year of First admission:
2006, New York; Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Trustees, International House Philadelphia, 2015-2016
•Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006-Present
•Member, ABA International Bar Association, 2013-Present
•Member, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, 2013-Present
•Member, Global EIR Coalition Legal Advisory Committee
•Member, The American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), 2013

Russian, Fluent
Reported Cases:
Experience: Noteworthy Experience: Intern, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps, Yokosuka, Japan
Payment Information:
  • Accepts
  • Peer Reviews

    This lawyer does not have peer reviews.

    *Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

    Client Reviews

    This attorney does not have client reviews.

    Documents ({{amountArticles}})

    Documents by this lawyer on
    Other documents: ,

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Contact Nataliya Rymer

    Please correct the fields highlighted in red.

    By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

    You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.