Wildes & Weinberg, P.C., Managing Partner Michael Wildes, a former federal prosecutor and current mayor of Englewood, New Jersey welcomes world renowned Israeli Mentalist, Lior Suchard, to Englewood. Lior mesmerized the audience with his extraordinary talents on behalf of Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel - a Night to Save Lives - at Englewood’s Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC). Michael is also a 27 year EMT with Hatzahah Volunteer Ambulance Corps in New York City. December 2019.
Wildes, the Managing Partner of Wildes & Weinberg, P.C., a boutique U.S. Immigration law firm headquartered in New York City, takes his civic and philanthropic responsibilities seriously. He served for over 10 years with the NYPD as an Auxiliary Police Officer; Nearly four years as a Federal Prosecutor; Was a two-term City Council Member and is currently serving his third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey; Was Chair of the American Jewish Congress' Committee on International Terrorism; Was a Member of the Board of Directors of Boys Town of Jerusalem; among many other volunteer activities.
Michael’s firm, was founded in 1960 by his father, Leon Wildes, whose best-known accomplishment was his successful representation of John Lennon in his widely publicized deportation proceedings, the circumstances of which have inspired several films and documentaries. The firm specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law, has a distinguished domestic and international clientele, and can assist with any type of immigration matter including employment and investment-based immigration, work permits, permanent residence for qualified individuals, family-based immigration, asylum applications, all temporary and permanent type visas, and U.S. citizenship.
In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, and serving his third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, Michael is the author of Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door, which draws on over a quarter of a century of his practice in the immigration field, is an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, and serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and several international/corporate law firms.
Moreover, Michael is internationally renowned for his successful representation of distinguished individuals and corporate clients such as performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, race car drivers, fine artists, art dealers, curators, musicians, photographers, stylists, and literary agents. Some of the firm’s other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and First Lady Melania Trump and her family.
Today, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg, maintains offices in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and a presence in Los Angeles, California and continues to maintain its stellar reputation in the field of U.S. Immigration & Nationality Law.