Walter S. Gindin

Director / In-House Immigration Counsel

Walter S. Gindin is a Director and In-house Immigration Counsel at CanAm Enterprises, which operates seven USCIS-designated Regional Centers throughout the United States. Mr. Gindin is primarily responsible for developing and overseeing all aspects of the preparation of Forms I-924, I-526, and I-829 for CanAm’s projects, including providing guidance on compliance with EB-5 law, regulations, and policy. Prior to joining CanAm, Mr. Gindin was an associate at a full-service immigration law firm where he handled a variety of EB-5 and non-EB-5 immigration matters. From 2011-2013, Mr. Gindin served as a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, where he drafted bench memoranda and orders in appeals and substantive motions concerning diverse areas of law, including immigration, constitutional law, civil rights (42 U.S.C. § 1983), civil procedure, torts, criminal law and procedure, employment discrimination, and appellate procedure and jurisdiction.

 

Mr. Gindin received a bachelor’s degree in economics (magna cum laude) and master’s degree in political science (summa cum laude) from New York University in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Mr. Gindin attended the University of Iowa College of Law and received his Juris Doctor (with Distinction) in 2011. Mr. Gindin served as an Editor on the Iowa Law Review and was a member of the law school’s Immigration Clinic. He is an active member of the New York State Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association and represents LGBTQ asylum applicants through Immigration Equality’s pro bono network.