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Green and Spiegel Opens New Orlando Office in Partnership with Maiorova Law, LLC

Green and Spiegel Opens New Orlando Office in Partnership with Maiorova Law, LLC

International Immigration Law Firm Green and Spiegel, U.S. has just added a location in Florida.

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4, 2024 In order to serve the growing sports immigration market and economic growth in the Southern part of the United States, Green and Spiegel, LLC has expanded its footprint with a sixth office location in Orlando, Florida. Two new attorneys join the team, Ksenia Maiorova, Partner, and Stephanie Scamman, Associate.

"With a long history of representing foreign nationals entering the United States for professional sports teams and athletic competitions, we are pleased to be further enhancing this focus with the addition of Ksenia Maiorova, Esq. Ksenia has long been viewed as a leader in this specific field of immigration law and brings expert legal guidance with impactful efforts to further immigration benefits for athletes – including the emerging area of NIL. Green and Spiegel is now positioned to guide both teams and individual foreign national athletes at an unparalleled level. In addition, there is no denying the massive economic growth of this area and the new Orlando office will be poised to better serve the individual and corporate needs of Florida and the South in general", said Jonathan Grode, U.S. Practice Director and Managing Partner.

Joining Green and Spiegel serves to amplify our existing strengths in sports immigration. By joining forces, we're unlocking new synergies that will allow us to offer an enhanced suite of services to our clients. Together, we're uniquely positioned to navigate the complexities of U.S. immigration.

Ksenia Maiorova will lead Green and Spiegel's Orlando office. With more than 15 years of legal experience, she is recognized as one of the nation's leading specialists in sports immigration and has vast experience representing athletes, coaches, and other sports industry professionals in connection with their applications for visas and permanent resident status as well as corporation sponsorship and individual immigrants with family needs.

"Joining Green and Spiegel serves to amplify our existing strengths in sports immigration. By joining forces, we're unlocking new synergies that will allow us to offer an enhanced suite of services to our clients. Together, we're uniquely positioned to navigate the complexities of U.S. immigration for athletes and other sports industry professionals as well as to offer innovative legal solutions in the NIL landscape", added Ksenia.

Over the last few years, Ksenia has developed innovative legal solutions for international student-athletes pursuing "Name, Image, and Likeness" opportunities during their NCAA careers, noted in her book, NIL x Immigration. Her EB-1A victory for Olympic hammer thrower, Camryn Rogers, is recognized as the first-ever NIL-related EB-1A for an NCAA student-athlete and she was named by On3 as among the "13 Figures to Watch in the NIL Landscape in 2023."

Ksenia is a frequently invited speaker at continuing legal education conferences organized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association and other organizations. She is the founder and interim director of the Sports Immigration Lawyers Association and the founder and conference chair of the annual Sports Immigration Law Conference. Her work in the sports immigration field has been covered by ESPN, TIME Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.

To request a consultation with Ksenia, please contact us.