FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2017

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

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER RANA JAZAYERLI TO SPEAK AT THIRD GLOBAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT FORUM OF THE SOUTHERN TIER, NY REGION

Vestal, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Rana Jazayerli will be a panelist at the Third Global Trade and Investment Forum of the Southern Tier, NY Region. The Forum will take place on April 13 at the Center for International Business Advancement (CIBA) at Binghamton University. Ms. Jazayerli will participate in the panel titled “Growth Opportunities with Foreign Capital.”

The focus of the Forum will be on the flow of money across national borders, with two key questions for discussion: What are the recent trends and drivers of global investment flows?; and How can emerging and established businesses, as well as governing agencies in the Southern Tier take advantage of the opportunities that these cross-border flows offer as funding sources for company growth, job creation and regional economic prosperity?

Ms. Jazayerli provides counsel on all areas of U.S. immigration law, with a focus on employmentbased 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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