Corporate Immigration Lawyer, Lewis Kappes
Ryan is a corporate immigration lawyer and the Honorary Consul of Portugal to the State of Indiana. Ryan manages corporate, investment, and employment-based immigration matters for public and privately held companies as well as for non-profit organizations across numerous industries, including manufacturing, engineering, logistics, information services and technology, energy, transportation, health care, retail, food and agriculture, professional sports, and higher education. He has counseled small, mid-size, and Fortune 500 U.S. and international companies on corporate, investment, and employment-based immigration issues for over a decade and also has extensive experience in familial adjustment of status and naturalization matters.
As the Honorary Consul of Portugal to the State of Indiana, Ryan is responsible for promoting trade, investment, culture, and tourism between the Country of Portugal and the State of Indiana. Also, he meets regularly with state and local government officials and corporate leaders to explain Portugal’s interest and to assist appropriate parties in obtaining information on consular matters, policy, and protocol. Additionally, Ryan serves to protect the interests of Portugal and its citizens living and/or visiting in the State of Indiana within the limits prescribed by international law. He reports directly to the Embassy of Portugal in Washington D.C. and performs other diplomatic functions as designated by the Government of Portugal. Ryan is fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish.