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michael wildes is featured panelist at stern college for women, yeshiva university “law & order” weekend, february 2017.

Managing Partner Michael Wildes was a featured panelist at the Stern College “Law & Order” Shabbaton, February 2017.  Michael and Former Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder discussed “Being Orthodox In An Unorthodox World” and went up against each other in a session entitled “Debating The Trump Ban”, which was moderated by Yeshiva University General Counsel, Avi Lauer, Esq.

Pictured here, before the start of the Stern College “Law & Order” Shabbat weekend is Michael Wildes, Managing Partner, Wildes & Weinberg, P.C., Yeshiva University General Counsel, Avi Lauer, and Former Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder.

Michael enjoys being on the lecture circuit and has provided workshops on U.S. Immigration Law to universities, corporations, non-profit and social organizations, other law firms, immigration municipalities, and to the public at large for many years.  As a service to the community, his lectures are free of charge and intended to raise awareness of our countries immigration laws and how to remain in compliance.  Michael has  previously presented seminars at such noteworthy institutions as Yale University, The New School, Pace University, New York University,  and Berkeley College.

More than fifty six years since its inception, Wildes & Weinberg 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 application, all temporary and permanent-type visas, naturalization, and Form I-9 compliance. Today, the firm has offices in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida and Los Angeles, California.

In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael is Of Counsel to Lincoln Center and other international/corporate law firms. A former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn (1989-1993), he has testified on Capitol Hill in connection with anti-terrorism legislation 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, and literary agents. Some of the firm’s recent clients include First Lady Melania Trump, famed artist Sarah Brightman, several Miss Universe winners as well as soccer icon Pele and renowned Chef Jean- Georges.

Moreover, Michael  is a frequent participant on professional panels and commentator on network television and radio with regard to immigration law, and is an Adjunct Professor of Business Immigration Law at The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City.

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