Managing Partner Michael Wildes and his father, Leon Wildes, are pictured with the firm’s client, Rabbi Chaim Miller, Spiritual Leader and Noted Author. The firm previously obtained a Green Card for Rabbi Miller. February 2020.
Rabbi Chaim Miller is considered to be one of the leading international authorities for interpretation of the Jewish Bible (Torah), and specifically the Torah-related works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. He has many laudable publications and has significantly contributed to world of Jewish education. Rabbi Miller’s achievement as an international scholar is substantiated by the prestige and reputation that he has created for himself through his many works, and in particular is best-known for his five-volume Gutmick Edition of the Chumash, his Passover Haggadah, his anthology of Rambam’s Thirteen Principles of Faith, and Turning Judaism Outward, A Biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
Founded in 1960 by Michael’s 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, Wildes & Weinberg specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law. More than sixty years since its inception the firm continues to serve a distinguished domestic and international clientele and covers all areas of U.S. immigration law, including employment and investment-based immigration, work permits, permanent residence for qualified individuals, family-based immigration, asylum applications and all temporary and permanent type visas.
In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael is a three term mayor in Englewood, New Jersey, serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and two international/corporate law firm and 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 recent clients include famed artist Sarah Brightman, several Miss Universe winners as well as soccer icon Pele and Chef Jean-Georges.
Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, Wildes & Weinberg has maintained an extraordinary track record for success for its cases. In addition, the firm’s multilingual staff is known for its experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.
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.