Principal Attorney: Ning Gan
Ms. Ning Gan started her career in immigration and nationality law in 1996. She is a graduate of the Beijing University School of Law and the Saint Louis University School of Law. She has represented hundreds of foreign nationals from China, India, Philippines, Russia, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia and many other countries around the world in their nonimmigrant visa and permanent residency applications. The clients she has represented include large high tech corporations, start-ups, non-profit organizations, government entities, public school districts, media corporations and individuals.
Ning is actively engaged in the Silicon Valley community, and has been quoted by several Bay Area news sources. She has published immigration-related articles in "The Commerce Advocate", a publication of the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Chinese-language newspaper "World Journal." Currently, she is an advising attorney for the immigration column of the San Jose Mercury News. Furthermore, reporters from Sing Tao Daily have asked for her opinion on several important immigration issues, and she has appeared on Bay Area Channel 26 to answer immigration questions on the air.
Ning is a member of the California, New York and Virginia Bars. She is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Of Counsel: Gregory G. Rheams
Greg earned his J.D. degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law and holds a Master of Laws degree [Taxation] from the Georgetown University Law Center. He is also a member of the California State Bar.
Greg's immigration expertise is in drafting National Interest Waiver and EB-1 based green card petitions. By conducting extensive research into the petitioner's field of specialty, Greg has been highly successful in procuring green card approvals for these cases with very short USCIS processing times. These petitions have clearly demonstrated to the adjudicating officer what sets the petitioner apart from others in his or her field.
Furthermore, Greg is also a member in good standing of the Federal District Court of the Northern District of California, and he has successfully sued the federal government several times in order to acquire citizenship for applicants stuck in the FBI name check process.