H. Ronald Klasko (Ron) (email@example.com) is one of the country's leading lawyers representing investors in EB-5 cases and treaty investor (E-2) visas. He served as the Chair of the EB-5 Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association from 2009 to 2012. In that capacity, he led advocacy efforts with USCIS to improve the EB-5 program. He presently serves as Chair of the Best Practices Committee of IIUSA, the association of EB-5 regional centers.
Ron is the outside counsel for two of the four largest regional centers. He has been invited to speak at conferences around the world on EB-5 issues.
Ron has successfully represented hundreds of investors from around the world. In addition, numerous U.S. developers and business owners have sought Ron's counsel in connection with using the EB-5 program to raise capital for investment projects. Ron's counsel has included applications to designate new regional centers; applications for pre-approval of projects within regional centers; having projects adopted by existing regional centers; and purchasing designated regional centers.
Ron is also well known for his work in the treaty investor (E-2 visa) area. Ron was the lead attorney on the famous Matters of Walsh and Pollard case, which established the key precedent for treaty investor visas.
Ron Klasko is a founding member of Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP and serves as both its Managing Partner and Chair of the 17 person EB-5 Team of the firm. He has practiced immigration law exclusively for over three decades. Under his leadership, the firm has been chosen with five other firms by Chambers Global as the top U.S. business immigration law firms. Ron, himself, was named as one of the top two most respected corporate immigration lawyers in the world for the last four years by the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.
Ron is a former national president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He served as General Counsel of that organization and has been a member of its Board of Governors since 1980. He has also served as National Chair of AILA's Business Immigration Committee. He is a member of the prestigious Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers.
For the last 19 years, Ron has been included in the highly regarded Best Lawyers in America. He is one of only three practicing attorneys ever honored with the AILA Founders Award for his contributions to immigration jurisprudence.