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visa approval for famed marketing specialist

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that the firm has secured an O-1 renewal for famed Marketing Specialist Vivienne Clarke.  September 2019

Vivienne “Viv” Clarke has built an illustrious reputation over the past 25 years and has become recognized internationally as a leader in the business of marketing and branding strategy through her work representing some of the most well-known brands on earth. She has been responsible for directing the insight, branding and marketing campaigns of popular products for major corporations and has been vital to the success of these brands and companies. Indeed she has been called upon to mastermind marketing campaigns for many distinguished household names as Nomad Foods, Nestle Purina, Ocean Spray, Yoplait, and Fruitella.  Most recently, she has gone on to form her own company, East Agency, and continues to attract the world’s most formidable clients.

Vivienne Clarke stated:

I have had the pleasure of Michael and his team supporting my original 01 Visa and also the renewal – they are the absolute best.  Preparing everything in great detail and managing with such leadership from Michael.  Also working with the creative industry is never so easy and they manage us absolutely with determination, precision and with a friendly touch.Michael is a great leader and yet still has the time to be involved no matter how small the issue. I have huge respect for Michael, Julie and the team and would recommend to everyone – they are perfection and faultless.  Thank you again Michael and team.

Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. was 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. 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, Michael is a three term Mayor in 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. 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, singing sensation Sarah Brightman, 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.

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