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o-1 secured for top music manager and executive

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce the firm’s success in securing an O-1 visa classification for Mr. Harvey Tadman, esteemed music manager and music executive. 

Harvey Tadman is an esteemed music manager and music executive who is considered among the ranks of top music figures. He has led the prestigious AYITA and helped manage the careers of some of the biggest musicians, including Nero, Chris Lake, Fisher as well as deadmau5 and Calvin Harris at Three Six Zero. Harvey serves on the board of blockchain music company, MODA DAO, pushing Web3 music forwards and establishing a more sustainable future for audio creators. His company AYITA recently got acquired by the iconic Shelter Music Group. His influence on the music world cannot be overstated, as he has led musicians of all genres to highly successful careers and universal fame. That Mr. Tadman has been a recognized figure in the music industry since the early 2000’s, combined with the facts that he has led artists to performances reaching thousands of viewers and that he released the best-selling debut albums, is undeniable evidence of his sustained acclaim and stature as an individual of extraordinary ability in the music industry.

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 third 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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