Immigration Lawyer Lorraine D'Alessio to Give Keynote at CMW's Live Touring Summit 2018

Lorraine D'AlessioCanadian Music Week (CMW) has announced that renowned international immigration attorney Lorraine D’Alessio will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 Live Touring Summit. The Live Touring Summit takes places from Thursday, May 10th to Friday, May 11th at the Sheraton Centre Downtown Toronto.

D’Alessio’s keynote topic will be “Changing times: How the immigration landscape is adapting to new digital and streaming trends,” which will touch on such things as: How to use a digital platform to launch your career in the US (O-1B visas for bloggers, social media influencers, YouTube stars etc.); how to move from an O-1B to a green card; how to choose the right law firm to represent you; and how to maximize involvement at CMW to boost your O-1B visa case strength and eligibility.

Lorraine D’Alessio is D’Alessio Law Group’s founding partner and was recently named a 2016 Century City Bar Association Lawyer of the Year and Leader of Law for International Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Heralded by the Bay Street Bull as “one of the nine fearless women in Canada changing the status quo,” a Toronto native and former Ford model, D’Alessio spearheads the firm’s business transactional law and business and employment-related immigration initiatives. Widely regarded as an industry expert and thought leader, D’Alessio writes a monthly editorial for Canadian entertainment industry PlayBack magazine, contributes on business transactional and immigration issues regularly to *the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, LA Business Journal * and other leading outlets. She also serves on the board for Artists for Change, chaired by BAFTA board members and OSCAR award winners. She is also the author of Going Global: Investing in US Immigration, a guide to U.S. immigration.  She has provided counsel to hundreds of prominent companies from small, medium to fortune 500 in the entertainment and technology fields as well as many award winning entertainment agencies, unions, private companies and academic institutions around the world from Hyperloop One to Next Models to Food Network to Instagram to Subpac to Gfuel  and Pepperdine University.

D’Alessio earned her law degree from Southwestern Law School. She earned her Masters degree in Public Administration from The Senate of Queen’s University at Kingston and also attended the University of Toronto, Canada to earn her undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Arts.

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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