Rita Shulman

Rita Shulman

Global Immigration Practice Lead and Senior Associate, KPMG Law LLP

KPMG in Canada

Rita Shulman is the Practice Lead of the Global Immigration Department of KPMG Law LLP. Prior to joining KPMG Law in October of 2013, Rita held the position of Commercial Counsel-Immigration at a well-known Canadian company. In her position as Commercial Counsel-Immigration at the company, Rita was responsible for the development, management, delivery, evaluation and continuing evolution of global immigration services and solutions in support of the company’s employee mobility goals and strategies. She was responsible for assisting to create and oversee a number of company immigration compliance initiatives/policies for the United States, Canada and globally. She also managed the company’s internal Immigration Services team which was responsible for executing the company’s global business travel program.

Professional and Industry Experience

Rita possesses fifteen years of experience in corporate immigration law. She currently oversees the legal representation of major multinational clients in the temporary and permanent movement of their skilled human resources globally. Rita consults extensively with clients on workforce mobility solutions and risk mitigation as it relates to immigration compliance requirements.

Education and qualifications
  • University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law

  • University of Detroit, Mercy School of Law

  • Called to the New York Bar in 2003

  • Ontario Bar in 2004

Community Involvement
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Canadian Bar Association, Citizenship and Immigration Section

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • New York State Bar Association

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