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- LL.B, Academic College of Netanya, Israel, 2000
- LL.M, International Commercial Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 2007
- Israel: 2000
- District of Columbia (Special Legal Consultant): 2008
- New York: 2011
- American Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association, DC Chapter
Ran Dagoni, “New law opens up U.S. to small Israeli Investors,” Globes June 12, 2012;
Ran Dagoni, “U.S. Bill proposes Investor Visa for Israelis,” Globes, February 12, 2012.
Nimrode Pantz is an experienced business and immigration law attorney and counsel, advising domestic and international companies and individuals. Mr. Pantz’s practice focuses on corporate, commercial and business immigration law matters with an emphasis on technology startup companies and entrepreneurs setting up operations in the United States. His clients operate in a variety of industry sectors including software & information technology, telecommunication, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, defense, finance and professional consulting.
Mr. Pantz has extensive experience representing domestic and international clients in all types of business nonimmigrant petitions and applications before the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS). He routinely counsels clients’ management teams and human-resource executives on non-immigrant work visas, employment-based immigrant visas, and employment visas based on bi-national treaties executed by the U.S. with respect to the exchange of trade (E-1 Treaty Trader) or investments in a U.S. business (E-2 Treaty Investor). He also advises entrepreneurs and high-tech start-up companies on non-immigrant work visas for foreign key-personnel.
Mr. Pantz is also well-versed with the specific legal challenges facing our clients as they launch U.S. operations. He regularly advises clients on corporate and compliance matters, choice of entity matters, formation and relevant corporate resolutions and other documents. He further negotiates for our clients distribution agreements, agency and reseller agreements, consulting agreements and various other commercial agreements.
- Advising a non-U.S. company regarding the establishment (and later expansion) of business operations in the U.S., including forming a Delaware subsidiary corporation, drafting corporate organizational documents and resolutions, and negotiating agreements with distributors, resellers, business partners and vendors.
- Securing L-1A, L-1B, E-1, E-2, and H-1B visas.
- Advising employers on related Department of Labor (DOL), USCIS and DOS procedures, including on qualification matters for professional prospect employees.
- Advising expatriates and investors on outbound immigration issues including renunciation and loss of U.S. citizenship and permanent residency status.