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Managing Partner Michael Wildes leads panel at the New York University School of Law’s International Student Interview Program to discuss visa regulations affecting foreign lawyers in the United States. January 2020.


On January 30, 2020, Michael Wildes was a keynote panelist at the New York University School of Law, International Student Interview Program.  This was the 34th time Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. has participated in this event! The panel discussion focused on immigration regulations for LL.M. students and attorneys wishing to work in the United States. Specifically addressed was the paperwork necessary for employment in the United States, a comprehensive look at permission to work, and an elaborate description of various work visas. The presentation was followed by a Question & Answer session. The event was coordinated by Clara Solomon, Director, Counseling & Career Development, Office of Career Services, New York University School of Law.  

In addition to serving as the firm’s Managing Partner, Michael Wildes also serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center, and several 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. Having represented the United States government in immigration proceedings, Michael Wildes is a frequent participant on professional panels and commentator on network television and radio with regard to corporate immigration law, employer sanction work  and compliance. Michael represents many performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, race car drivers, fine artists, art dealers, curators, and literary agents. Some of his recent clients include famed artist Sarah Brightman, many of the former Miss Universes’ as well as soccer icon Pele; master Chef Jean-Georges and  other talented artists. Mr. Wildes, who  is currently serving his third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, has also served on the New Jersey Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration. Michael is also an Adjunct Law Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City.

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. Today the firm’s multi-lingual staff is spread throughout its four offices located in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and by appointment in Los Angeles, California.

As a service to the community, the attorneys of Wildes & Weinberg have been lecturing extensively on U.S. immigration law to universities, corporations, non-profit and social organizations, other law firms, immigration municipalities, and to the public at large without a fee. 

If you are interested in arranging a lecture for your organization, please contact Michael Wildes at michael@wildeslaw.com

Testimonials

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....

Noel Myricks
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