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Founded in 1960 by Senior Partner Leon Wildes, whose best-known accomplishment was his successful representation of John Lennon in his widely publicized deportation proceedings, Wildes & Weinberg, specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law. More than fifty six 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. 

Moreover, 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, musicians, and literary agents including Joe Cocker, Johnny Rotten, Paloma Picasso, numerous Miss Universe winners, supermodel Giselle Bundchen, Sarah Brightman, the world’s bestselling female classical artist of the twenty-first century, and soccer icon Pele.

Managing Partner Michael Wildes recently met with clients, agents, athletes, local politicians, and friends while scoping out the location for the Los Angeles office, which will be located on the corner of Hollywood and Vine diagonally across from Capitol Records. Pictured with Michael who is paying tribute to Dean Martin on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame,  is musician Boy George, Congressmen Ted Lieu, LA Galaxy Captain Robbie Keane, Founder and President of Vanguard Management David Guc, and his partner in life, his wife Amy.

In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice and serving as Counsel to Lincoln Center, Michael is also of counsel to two international/corporate law firms. A former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn (1989-1993), Michael has testified on Capitol Hill in connection with anti-terrorism legislation, and is a frequent participant on professional panels and commentator on network television and radio with regard to US immigration law, employer sanction work and compliance.

Michael also served two terms as the Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, was appointed to the District Appeals Board of the Selective Service System for the State of New Jersey, was a member of the New Jersey Governor’s Blue Panel on Immigration, and has been a guest lecturer at many distinguished forums and institutions including Yale University, New York University, Brooklyn Law School, and The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where Michael is an Adjunct Professor of Business Immigration Law. 

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. The firm’s  Madison Avenue is located in the heart of midtown, New York City, New York, and has additional offices in  Englewood, New Jersey, and Miami, Florida.  

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