In this chapter, we recognise 66 practitioners for their excellence in corporate immigration matters, ranging from overseas workforce management to navigating multinational companies through regulatory requirements.
Most Highly Regarded
Green and Spiegel is home to five standout lawyers nominated here.
Ravi Jain maintains a “splendid reputation” for his “immense amount of knowledge of corporate immigration issues”, with one source adding “if I had a file to transfer, I’d certainly send it to Ravi”.
Stephen Green stands out for his sterling advice to clients on investor-based immigration matters and visa applications.
Evan Green is a highly experienced corporate immigration specialist who is noted for his skilful handling of US-related immigration matters.
Shoshana Green is a “foremost expert on Canadian immigration” with a wealth of experience in contentious proceedings, work-permit applications and permanent residence requests.
Timothy Golden comes highly esteemed as “The go-to lawyer for corporate immigration into the US” and is lauded for his “strong detail-oriented approach”.
Corporate Immigration Law Firm receives four listings this year.
Barbara Jo Caruso is celebrated as “one of the very best in the country” by peers who cite her superb handling of immigration matters, from visa applications to strategic immigration planning.
Lainie Appleby is an immigration law specialist who is well-versed at advising clients on a range of issues including inadmissibility and work permits.
Joel Guberman possesses more than 35 years of experience in the immigration space and is identified as a top name for cross-border issues between Canada and the US.
Sarah Fagan impresses market commentators with her broad immigration practice and encyclopaedic regulatory knowledge.
EY performs well with an impressive total of seven listings in this chapter.
Jonathan Leebosh receives praise as an “excellent practitioner” with “incredible knowledge of complex immigration issues” which include permit issues and residency cases.
The “exceptional” Roxanne Israel is “a very well-measured and tough practitioner” who is “certainly at the top of the bar for corporate immigration”.
Craig Natsuhara showcases significant experience advising international clients on permanent residencies, work visas and the setting-up of operations in Canada.
The “excellent” Andrea Baldwin is a stand out name thanks to her skilful handling of sophisticated immigration matters for clients across a broad range of sectors, from natural resources to education.
Gordon Maynard of Maynard Kischer Stojicevic is a “top-notch lawyer” who sources observe as “the person to go to for inadmissible issues”.
Aleksandar Stojicevic is a “terrific litigator” who navigates multinationals through the full gamut of corporate immigration proceedings.
Avi Gomberg of Gomberg Dalfen is “extremely well-regarded” for his considerable experience assisting multinationals with their complex immigration programmes.
Seth Dalfen earns acclaim as a “first-class immigration lawyer” who is “thoughtful and creative in his approach to difficult legal issues”.
Geneviève Hénault is looked upon with enormous favour for her excellent work advising companies on immigration and related compliance matters.
Peter Rekai at Rekai is a highly experienced corporate immigration lawyer who “really knows his stuff” when it comes to sophisticated citizenship and immigration matters.
Henry Chang of Dentons is distinguished by his profound expertise in corporate immigration into the US.
Garson Immigration Law’s David Garson is a “market-leading practitioner” who peers “have nothing but spectacular things to say about”.
At McCrea Immigration Law, Deanne Okun-Nachoff stands out as a “highly innovative immigration lawyer” who excels at handling permanent residence applications.
Jacqueline Bart from BartLaw is celebrated for her “profound knowledge of international immigration law” and is touted as “an absolute pleasure to work with”.
Heather Segal with Segal Immigration Law maintains a strong reputation as an “incredibly creative thinker”. She is a go-to for multinationals seeking advice on immigration into the US.
At Karas Immigration Law, Sergio Karas is a pre-eminent figure with decades of experience advising clients on Canadian immigration law.
Chantal Arsenault of Norton Rose Fulbright is a corporate immigration specialist who comes highly commended for her top-notch advice to clients in the sports and technology industries.
Holthe Immigration Law ‘s Mark Holthe is a top name in the Canadian immigration space thanks to his broad practice which spans visa applications and strategic immigration planning.