Managing Partner Michael Wildes returns to The New York Academy of Art to present a Winter 2018 Workshop on U.S. immigration law, with a focus on the O-1 visa category. 

Located in the heart of Tribeca, the New York Academy of Art is a graduate school that combines intensive technical training in the fine arts with active critical discourse.  Many of the students are foreign nationals who have come to our shores in order to learn traditional methods and techniques. The workshop was well received by all in attendance.

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, 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 increase public understanding of immigration laws and how to remain in compliance.  Michael has  previously presented lectures at such noteworthy institutions as Yale University, Yeshiva University, Pace University, New York University, Berkeley College, and organizations such as the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Realtors, and other Foundations.

More than fifty eight 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 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 maintains a presence in 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 and was recently reelected to serve a third term as mayor of Englewood, New Jersey. 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 famed artist Sarah Brightman, several Miss Universe winners as well as soccer icon Pele and 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.

To schedule an immigration presentation for your institution or organization, please contact Michael Wildes at Michael@wildeslaw.com.

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We consider ourselves truly privileged to have had Attorney Michael Wildes and his excellent team of experts handle our case. Our situation was intricately complex. We had initially filed for the B Extension Visa and the R1-R2 Visa. I believe I sp...

Eli Lubin

We worked with Michael, Zoya, Yoni, and Walter. They were all wonderful to work with. They helped us with both a J-1 and a marriage visa. Even though we were out of state for them (we are based in Oklahoma), everything went smoothly, and we would ...

Michael Basch

The advice and guidance I received from Attorney Michael Wildes was superb. He brought tears to the eyes of my clients because it facilitated them getting their children here from Ethiopia....

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