Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pictured with U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson). In January 2019, Michael Wildes, Managing Partner of Wildes & Weinberg, P.C., a boutique U.S. Immigration Law Firm, was sworn in for his third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey. He previously held office as a two-term city councilman and two-term mayor from 1998 to 2010. Wildes meets regularly with other elected officials to discuss local and regional issues.
Wildes & Weinberg, 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, and 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 and serving as Englewood’s Mayor, Michael also serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and other international/corporate law firms. He 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 his 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.