TheLaunchPad s hosting a free “International Startup Workshop” to help connect the international and innovation community on January 22, 2020 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library. Participants will learn how to: help international students connect with startups; help startups understand guidelines around how to build teams with international students; help startups and local companies recruit top talent among Syracuse University students from around the world; and help students and new graduates on visas navigate a future path to starting a venture or working in the United States. To RSVP: LaunchPad@syr.edu
About the Presenters:
Anna Putintseva focuses on Business Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Immigration Law. Anna’s international business experience provides support and guidance for clients with international presence and those seeking to expand their business overseas. In addition to transactional work, Anna also advises clients on a large spectrum of immigration law issues, including navigating investors and developers through various aspects of the EB-5 program, helping employers and foreign nationals with preparation of employment-based petitions, advising faculty members, researchers, medical and other professionals on applying for immigrant and non-immigrant work status in the U.S., and dealing with other immigration law issues.
Rebecca Cohen practices in the Employment, Labor & Discrimination and Immigration Practice Groups. With expertise in labor and employment law and employment based immigration, she is able to provide representation to both employers and employees on issues that span a broad range of workplace concerns. As a certified mediator, she brings a collaborative, solution-focused approach to her law practice. Rebecca works with clients to help minimize potential liabilities by anticipating and addressing employment issues and helping to set policies that ensure compliance with relevant federal and state laws and regulations. She provides assistance with employment contracts, employee handbook and policy development, unemployment claims and severance and release procedures and agreements. Rebecca focuses her immigration practice on employment based visas. With a lifelong appreciation for the unique talents that foreign citizens contribute to American culture and to our economy, she is passionate about helping her clients successfully navigate the visa process. She also assists clients with dual citizenship matters.
LaunchPad members come from 113 countries around the world: