Managing Partner Michael Wildes as a featured panelist at the Middle Eastern Real Estate Forum held on October 25, 2017 at Beyoglu Restaurant, Edgewater, New Jersey. The event was sponsored by the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors Global Business Council, and also included Alireza Memar, Cultural Customs & Objectives of Middle Eastern Clients/Investors and Wesam Berjaoui, Financial Planning & Investment Plans.


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 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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Wildes Weinberg has a competent team of professionals, and it was a pleasure working with them. The whole staff was always very friendly and accommodating, which made the process become a very positive experience. Knowledgeable lawyers, great people,...

Mariane Cole

Wildes and Weinberg were very helpful with my case. They were extremely efficient, knowledgeable, responsive and professional during the entire H1B visa application process. I felt that they cared about the case’s outcome just as much as I did. I ...

Yariv Bensira

Michael Wildes and his colleagues - are an absolutely wonderful team to work with. Always very punctual, supportive, friendly, clear, highly professional. I’m very excited to have received my Green Card! Lots of things had to be done but “Wildes ...

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