Blackstone LaunchPad Startup School is a workshop series, led by industry experts, & designed to teach in-demand startup skills.
Navigating Immigration as a Startup Founder
Najia Khalid, Partner at Wiggin And Dana
Ashley Moore, Associate at Wiggin And Dana
Partner, Chair of Business Immigration & Compliance Practice, Co-Chair of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Alliance
During this fireside chat, we will help you navigate the immigration law essentials & how to read, navigate, & evaluate corporate & financial documents that are critical to various employment-based immigration cases
About the speakers:
Najia Khalid is a business immigration lawyer dedicated to helping employers mobilize global talent. An immigrant herself, Najia is the firm's first attorney focusing entirely on immigration law. She leads Wiggin & Dana's Business Immigration & Compliance Practice. Najia also serves as Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, a role through which she works to ensure all firm professionals receive equitable access to meaningful work opportunities & mentorship.
Ashley Moore is an associate in Wiggin & Dana's Business Immigration & Compliance
Practice. She works closely with employers to achieve holistic solutions that meet both
short-term & long-term business needs, with particular attention to immigration
compliance, agency requests for evidence, corporate acquisitions, & global
mobility. Ashley understands that employers face complex & dynamic challenges at
the intersection of immigration, employment law, corporate structuring, & other
regulatory areas, & is committed to helping employers successfully meet these
challenges in an ever-evolving regulatory environment.
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