On March 19, 2018, The Grady Firm, P.C. celebrated its sixth anniversary. Founded in 2012, the firm has evolved from assisting startups in the Silicon Beach area of Los Angeles, to adding immigration, employment, and intellectual property law departments with a network of twelve of-counsel attorneys in offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine, and San Diego, California. Moreover, the firm partners with attorneys licensed in Texas, Louisiana, Washington, Canada, Italy, and Germany to assist its international clientele with their matters in those jurisdictions.
In addition to assisting individuals, the firm acts as the outside legal counsel for rapidly expanding companies that add employees to its offices across California and the United States by providing on-demand employment and immigration counsel. For its international clients, the firm is the main point of contact for successful entrepreneurs who bring their ideas and business acumen to the United States.
The Grady Firm thanks its attorneys, clients, and referral partners for their support and confidence over the years.
The firm’s memberships include the following:
- Board of Directors, the California Employers Association (CEA)
- Member, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West
- Member, German American Business Association (GABA)
- Past Member, the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
- Past Member, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
- Italian American Lawyers Association
- Past Mentor, Speaker, and Panelist, Pay It Foward (PIF) Labs/Expert DOJO
Over the past six years, the firm’s founder, Jennifer Grady, Esq. has attended business delegations abroad, provided legal tips on entrepreneurship podcasts, appeared on Business Rockstars, and been invited to speak around the world on immigration, employment, and business topics, for the following organizations across the United States, Canada, and Chile.
Ms. Grady’s Speaking Engagements Include the Following Organizations:
SelectUSA Investment Summit Academy; UCLA Extension (International Trade and Commerce Program); California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA); Business Rockstars; Loyola Law School; University of Southern California (USC); University of California, Irvine (UCI); Startup Chile; ProChile; the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Vancouver; the Automotive Training Institute; Chase Bank; Innovation Week Los Angeles; and the West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference.
Learn more about the firm’s milestones in this slideshow.
The firm has also given back to the community with a scholarship to assist a student at the at the University of California, San Diego, study abroad in Amman, Jordan. Our 2017 winner, Alexandra Gunn, has extended her stay in Jordan for an additional year to provide aid to refugees in the Middle East.
In addition, The Grady Firm commits an annual contribution to preserve historical architecture through the Los Angeles Conservancy.
The Grady Firm, P.C. provides the following services:
Business Advising: We specialize in counseling local and foreign entrepreneurs on ways to successfully build and expand their businesses with our holistic services of corporate entity formation and counseling, custom contract drafting, policies & procedures development, business coaching, intellectual property law, and referrals to relevant service providers.
Employment Law Advising: We provide our clients with the tools to arm themselves and minimize risk with custom Employee Handbooks; personnel file forms and audits; on-demand employer counseling; and on-site sexual harassment and leadership training in English and Spanish.
Expansion and Relocation Guidance: By combining years of experience as legal counsel for both U.S. and international companies, The Grady Firm acts as the outsourced Global Mobility Department for multi-national corporations seeking to move personnel across borders.
Immigration Law: The Grady Firm’s immigration department helps clients obtain visas, Green Cards, and citizenship. In addition, we work with investors to develop new businesses in the U.S. and obtain visas or Green Cards for themselves and their staff. We guide our clients through the challenges of living in a new country.
Intellectual Property: An important part of growing your business is protecting your brand, which includes your company or product name, logo, or creative content. We assist with trademark searches, applications, and maintenance; drafting cease and desist letters; licensing deals; copyright applications; and patent prosecution.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution: We understand that lawsuits, or the threat of a lawsuit, can be frightening and cause significant stress and anxiety to those involved in a dispute. To that end, we guide our clients every step of the way in resolving their disputes, whether through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation.
The Grady Firm works with dynamic employers and employees across the country to prepare successful employment-based visa and Green Card applications. In addition, we help individuals, families, employees, business owners, and investors obtain non-immigrant and immigrant visas (B-1/B2, H-1B, H-2B, L-1A, L-1B, O-1, TN, E-2, E-3), as well and Green Cards and citizenship based on family relationships, investment, or employment.
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