Jennifer Grady, Esq. Speaks to Canadian Entrepreneurs at SelectUSA Canada

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Ms. Grady on a panel about US immigration considerations for Canadian entrepreneurs, along with US Customs and Border protection officers

On April 12, 2018, cross-border attorney Jennifer Grady, Esq. spoke to a group of 100 Canadian entrepreneurs and US Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) at SelectUSA Canada.  SelectUSA is a U.S. government-wide program led by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Since its inception, SelectUSA has facilitated more than US $25 billion in investment, creating and/or retaining tens of thousands of U.S. jobs. In addition to the annual Summit in Washington, D.C., it puts on local roadshows and events in countries around the world.

DSC03023Ms. Grady’s topic, “Moving people across the border: Immigration considerations for investors“, provided an overview of considerations and options for moving key personnel to the United States.  In addition, she provided tips on applying for visas and Green Cards based on investment, employment, and temporary business visits.  She was joined as a panelist by executives from the U.S. Consulate in Calgary, and Custom and Border Protection (CBP).

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Ms. Grady providing immigration application tips to Canadian business owners

This event was Ms. Grady’s third time speaking to a SelectUSA audience.  Since 2016, she has been a  panelist on hot topics in immigration and employment law at the flagship SelectUSA summit in Washington, D.C., which was attended by President Obama and John Kerry in 2016, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in 2017.

About the Event

SelectUSA Canada in an annual event sponsored by the U.S. Commercial Service that provides and exclusive one-stop opportunity for Canadian firms to learn more about setting up or expanding a business in the United States.  This exciting one-day program includes information on the expansion process, best practices, legal and tax considerations, and programs and services available to support U.S. expansion plans.

Canada flagRegistration for Canadian companies includes the following opportunities:

  • One-on-one meetings with U.S. state and regional officials.
  • Learn from global trade experts in finance, taxation and more.
  • Hear first-hand from Canadian companies about their successful expansions and best practices.
  • Information on programs and funding for international companies.
  • Exclusive access to the Keynote breakfast and networking opportunities.

About the Speaker

DSC03026Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. founded the law firm of The Grady Firm, P.C. in 2012 with a passion for helping domestic and international clients achieve the American Dream.  The Grady Firm’s attorneys provide holistic support to foreign business owners expanding their operations to the U.S. in the areas of business, employment, immigration, and intellectual property law. With offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine, and San Diego, CA, the firm’s California-licensed attorneys can practice immigration and intellectual property law in all 50 U.S. states.

Ms. Grady lectures extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Chile, and Argentina on business and immigration law topics in both English and Spanish.

As outside corporate counsel to multi-national companies, Ms. Grady develops global relocation strategies, teaches employers how to become compliant with California employment law, and assists them with hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees.  She also provides on-site, classroom-style leadership and sexual harassment training, and is a certified mediator. Ms. Grady is fluent in Spanish, serves on the Board of Directors of the California Employers Association, and has founded several education scholarships.  She enjoys working with her “neighbors to the north,” and enjoyed her fifth business trip to Canada.

Schedule an Appointment

JGrady Firm-Logo-2016Click here to schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with The Grady Firm’s attorneys; or to book Ms. Grady for a speaking engagement, call +1 (323) 450-9010; or fill out a Contact Request Form.

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About gradyfirm

The Grady Firm, P.C. provides exceptional legal counsel to its clients as their dedicated Immigration, Global Relocation/Expansion, and Human Resources Department. We deliver superior customer service and holistic strategies tailored to each client’s background and goals. As a truly global practice, The Grady Firm attorneys provide the business, immigration, employment counseling that American companies need to thrive, and cultural background which foreign entrepreneurs need to be successful in a new market. Our tech-savvy, multi-lingual attorneys are fluent in Spanish, Italian, German, and Farsi. They are licensed in California, and can practice immigration and intellectual property in all 50 US states. The firm serves innovative clients from around the world from its offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine, and San Diego, California. Learn more about us at www.gradyfirm.com.

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