Approximately 20 Wormser attorneys are now in new jobs, according to the site. In addition to Greenspoon Marder, Condon & Forsyth, Kauff McGuire & Margolis, Warshaw Burstein and Eaton & Van Winkle have taken on the firm’s lawyers, the site said.
Lawyers Patricia Gannon, Marcela Bermudez and Harlan Greenman started at Greenspoon’s 20-lawyer New York office Wednesday.
Gannon, now a Greenspoon Shareholder, is a former federal prosecutor and deputy district counsel for the former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. She has worked at Wormser since coming over from Greenberg Traurig in early 2011 along with then-associate Marcela Bermudez, according to their LinkedIn profiles.
Gannon and Bermudez have joined Greenspoon’s immigration and naturalization practice. Bermudez will be senior counsel.
Greenman has joined Greenspoon as of counsel in the firm’s real estate practice group. He had been at Wormser since 2003 after working at Snow Becker Krauss; McDermott Will & Emery and Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, according to LinkedIn.
Gannon focuses her practice on business immigration, advising multinationals on employment verification matters and developing various compliance strategies and programs. She also provides outbound assistance to foreign companies. Earlier in her career, as a special assistant to U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she investigated and prosecuted complex immigration civil cases.
Bermudez focuses her practice on global business immigration with a concentration in Latin America. She represents multinational companies, as well as individual clients, with a variety of employment-based immigration, nonimmigrant matters, I-9 issues, and family-based benefits. She also represents foreign investors seeking visa status based on startup companies and investments, as well as individuals seeking classification for extraordinary ability or national interest waiver.
Greenman’s practice focuses on financing on behalf of lenders and borrowers, and leasing on
behalf of tenants and landlords across all types of real estate. He has been involved with the development of more than 10 million square feet of newly created and redeveloped office and retail space in transactions ranging from several million to hundreds of millions of dollars. Greenman represents owners and investors in the development, operation and financing of long-term ground-leased properties, as well as in the purchase and sale of a variety of assets.