Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Frank A. Novak, a partner and leader of the firm’s Immigration practice group, has been elected to the Geva Theatre Center board of trustees for a three-year term.
Founded in 1972, Geva Theatre Center is a not-for-profit, professional theatre company dedicated to creating and producing professional theatre productions, programs and services of a national standard. As Rochester’s leading professional theatre, Geva Theatre Center is the most attended regional theatre in New York State, and one of the 25 most subscribed in the country, serving up to 160,000 patrons annually, including more than 16,000 students. In 2017-18, Geva Theatre Center enjoyed one of its most successful seasons in recent history, with over 150 sold-out performances.
Novak focuses his employment-based immigration practice on a range of areas, including multinational companies, health care, high-tech, biotechnology, energy, higher education, and cultural institutions. He has been recognized in Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers in Business for Immigration, selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the area of Immigration Law, and he has been selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list.
With more than 10 professionals, Harter Secrest & Emery’s Immigration practice group provides clients of every size with comprehensive business solutions and services around temporary and permanent immigration needs. For more than 30 years, the firm’s legal professionals have been instrumental in setting up active, successful immigration programs for clients. Harter Secrest & Emery’s Immigration practice is one of only 11 immigration practice groups in New York State—including in New York City—ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The ranking cites excellent client service, an ability to communicate processes effectively, subject matter expertise, practical guidance, and problem-solving capacity.