Our Team

George Ganey

George Ganey

Partner

License: State Bar of California.

Law School: American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.

Undergraduate: Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.

Memberships: American Immigration Lawyers Association. Federal Bar Association.

Languages: English (native), Spanish and Catalan.

Personal Interests: Golf, reading, spending time with wife and family.

 

George Ganey is a partner at Ganey Law Group.  He is a passionate advocate for his clients, and has significant experience advising individuals and businesses on all types of immigration matters, including investment-based immigration, waivers of inadmissibility, family and employment-based visa petitions, and asylum.  George designs creative and effective legal strategies for his clients, and is deeply committed to helping each client achieve his or her goals.

George is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Federal Bar Association.  When George is not working with clients, he enjoys reading, playing golf, and spending time with his wife and family.

George earned his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where he was an Articles Editor of the International Law Review and a classroom legal rhetoric fellow, and his Bachelor of Arts at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH.  George is fluent in Spanish and Catalan.

 

Recently, George has:

  • Convinced Office of Chief Counsel to join motions for administrative closure and to grant prosecutorial discretion to clients in removal proceedings.
  • Successfully prepared and filed a high volume of I-526 petitions on behalf of immigrant investors from P.R. China, Mexico, and India.
  • Responded to requests for evidence from USCIS regarding Regional Center-sponsored projects, investors’ source of funds, investors’ prior immigration activity, and direct investment projects.
  • Assisted in filing a high volume of I-829 petitions, successfully obtaining unconditional permanent residence on behalf of immigrant investors and their family members.
  • Obtained TN visa on behalf of foreign attorney from Mexico.
  • Obtained an I-601A extreme hardship waiver for an individual from El Salvador who had accumulated unlawful presence in the United States.
  • Convinced U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, P.R. China to reverse its finding that EB-5 investor was inadmissible based on unlawful presence in the United States.
Isabel Esteban Catalán

Isabel Esteban Catalán

Education: Undergraduate Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Master’s Degree in International Business Law, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.

Memberships: Bar Association of Barcelona.

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, and English

Personal Interests: Travel, reading, spending time with family.

 

 

Isabel Esteban joined Ganey Law Group in May of 2017, and is a legal professional with extensive experience working as an attorney in Spain.  Isabel previously worked as a senior attorney at Grant Thornton’s Barcelona office, and later as a legal adviser within the Government of Catalonia.  Isabel is an asset to every Ganey Law Group client, as she has significant expertise related to commercial transactions, civil law, and public law and administration.

Isabel lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two children.  She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family, especially in Spain.

 

Isabel is not licensed to practice law in the United States, and her work with Ganey Law Group clients is limited to assisting attorneys licensed to practice law.