George Reis

Managing Partner, Business Immigration Law / Americas Leader, Global Immigration

George is a business immigration lawyer with more than 15 years of experience assisting clients with immigration and citizenship law matters, particularly related to the movement and access of business people across borders for employment, business development and foreign investment purposes.

As a Managing Partner of EY Law LLP, George leads a team of more than 120 US and Canadian immigration professionals in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver in the provision of immigration services to the firm’s clients.

In addition, George leads the Global Immigration Services practice for EY Law LLP and is a member of the executive management team that provides strategic guidance for the global immigration practices of EY Law LLP. He is responsible for the execution of the organization’s global strategy in the Americas Area.

Experience

George also leads several large client engagements where he coordinates the EY global immigration services network in as many as 130 different countries for North American-based multinational clients.

Credentials

George is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association (Citizenship and Immigration section), the Canadian Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Canada Chapter) and the International Bar Association. He holds an LLB and BA from the University of Western Ontario.