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manoj dias global ambassador for lululemon

On a recent evening out for new athleisure wear, Managing Partner Michael Wildes, was welcomed at his local Lululemon shop by a very large poster of the firm’s client, Mr. Manoj Dias, for whom Wildes & Weinberg successfully secured an O-1 visa as a Renowned Meditation Teacher. In his capacity as a Lululemon global ambassador, Manoj has helped ease anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic by leading meditation focused classes on Lululemon’s Instagram Live page.  

Mr. Dias is a renowned meditation teacher from Australia who has attained vast recognition for his revered teaching methods. He has been lauded for helping many overcome obstacles, discover a path for mindful living, gain insights, connect deeper to the world, and live a virtuous life whilst training their minds. Moreover, Mr. Dias has trained professional athletes and high-profile executives, taught at major meditation conferences and corporate events, spoken on innumerous podcasts on health and lifestyle, and taught thousands of individuals from all walks of life how to be calmer, more present, and more mindful. His ideas and teaching events have been featured in major news media outlets and he has served as a brand ambassador to popular athletic and lifestyle brands. It is our firm’s honor to work with and represent Mr. Manoj Dias!

Wildes & Weinberg was founded in 1960 by Senior Partner, Leon Wildes.  Nearly three quarters of a century later, the firm continues to concentrate its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International firms, banks, industrial, financial, and manufacturing concerns, as well as law firms in connection with the personnel needs of their foreign national employees.

In addition, the firm has a distinguished clientele and has done substantial immigration work for performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, and literary agents. Most notable was Leon Wildes’ successful representation of former Beatle John Lennon and his artist wife, Yoko Ono in their deportation proceedings, the basis of which has inspired legislation, and has been portrayed in films, plays, and literary works worldwide.  Some of the firm’s other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (z”l), as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and Former First Lady Melania Trump and her family.

Michael Wildes, the firm’s Managing Partner, is also currently serving his fourth term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey,  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.

Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, the firm has maintained an extraordinary track record for success in its cases.

In addition, Wildes & Weinberg’s multilingual staff is spread throughout its offices in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and Los Angeles, California (by appointment only), and are known for their experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.

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