FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 05, 2015

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP ATTORNEYS DOUGLAS W. DIMITROFF AND RANA JAZAYERLI TO SERVE ON PANEL AT CROSS BORDER BUSINESS STRATEGIES EVENT

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Douglas W. Dimitroff and Rana Jazayerli, partners with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, will serve as panelists at a Cross Border Business Strategies Event, Tuesday May 5 at the Harbour Banquet & Conference Centre, 2340 Ontario Street, Oakville, ON. The panel discussion will revolve around three scenarios regarding legal, immigration, accounting/tax and banking.

The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and targets Canadian companies considering U.S. expansion and Canadian advisors working with Canadian companies on their U.S. expansion.

Mr. Dimitroff is co-team leader of Phillips Lytle’s Canadian Cross Border Practice Team. In this capacity, he assists Canadian companies with their expansion into the U.S. in areas including project development, real estate, and economic development incentives.

Ms. Jazayerli provides counsel on all areas of U.S. immigration law, with a focus on employment-based visas, counseling employers on a broad range of immigration matters, including the hiring of foreign nationals under temporary employment visa categories such as H-1Bs and L-1As. She also advises employers on proper I-9 form compliance and the use of the federal E-Verify employment authorization program.

In addition, Ms. Jazayerli has extensive expertise in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor visa program, providing assistance to individuals seeking U.S. permanent residency through investment, and U.S. companies seeking EB-5 Regional Center designation to allow them to finance job creating projects.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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