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 Ira S. Katz                                         

T: (212) 537-6714                           
ira@thekatzlawgroup.com

Practice Description
Mr. Katz is "Of Counsel" to the firm. 

Mr. Katz represents international business clients based in Israel and other countries with matters including, immigration consequences of mergers and acquisitions and EB-5 investment green cards and other commercial and corporate matters.

Formerly, Mr. Katz was general counsel to a global hi-tech company, and before that, a senior attorney at an Israeli law firm representing primarily hi-tech NASDAQ and OTCBB listed companies in Israel and the U.S.  Mr. Katz has also served as international counsel to an aviation company and as chief legal officer and a member of the board of an OTC medical/dental device manufacturer. He has represented government's in commercial transactions and commercial disputes.

Mr. Katz's unique understanding of corporate, securities and immigration law has been used in assisting NASDAQ companies in structuring mergers & acquisitions and relocations from both a business and an immigration law perspective.

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Education:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
City University of New York - Queens College

Admissions:
Connecticut
Israel


Language Fluency:
Hebrew

 

 

 

Zila Katz                                               

T: 212-537-6714

zila@thekatzlawgroup.com


Practice Description
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Zila Katz is an attorney who was born and raised in New York City to immigrant parents. As head of the immigration department she has a special understanding of immigrants' needs. Ms. Katz has over 14 years of legal experience in various areas of law with the last nine years devoted exclusively to the practice of immigration law.
  

Ms. Katz has a high success rate in obtaining countless business immigration visas and she has special expertise in achieving immigration visas for foreign nationals of extraordinary ability: artists, entertainers, technology, computer, athletes, scientists, entrepreneurs and educators.

With extensive experience in employment based nonimmigrant and immigrant visas, Ms. Katz provides answers for effective relocation plans and providing creative solutions for the legal transfer of employees abroad. She handles complex and awkward immigration dilemmas and resolves these issues, providing opportunities for individuals  to realize their dream of residing and working in the US legally.
 

Ms. Katz has counseled numerous multi-national companies in all phases of their relocation process, including many publicly traded companies and their key personnel. Including among them, are CEOs, high net worth individuals and those with extraordinary ability.     

Education:
Touro Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (Dean's List)
City University of New York- Queens College

Admissions:
New York

Associations:
American Immigration Lawyers Association

Language Fluency:
Hebrew

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