B.A. 1986, Queens College
J.D. 1989, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Areas of Expertise
Michael J. Wildes is Managing Partner of Wildes & Weinberg and a former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney's Office in Brooklyn (1989-1993). Mr. Wildes has testified on Capitol Hill in connection with anti-terrorism legislation and is internationally renowned for his successful representation of several defectors who have provided difficult to obtain national security information. He is frequently a legal commentator/analyst for network television, most recently in connection with the terrorist threats facing the United States. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, where he teaches immigration law, and writes a monthly column on immigration for The Jewish Press. From 2004 through 2010, Mr. Wildes was also the Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey–where he resides.
Michael Wildes in the news
- Nov 1, 2018 Adjunct Professor Wildes Appears on CNN to Discuss President Trump's Plan to End Birthright Citizenship
- Sep 4, 2018 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Publishes "Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door"
- Jul 2, 2018 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes on MSNBC Discusses Children in Immigration Courts
- Jun 19, 2018 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Appears on CNN to Discuss Separation of Children at the Border
- Nov 10, 2017 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Weighs In On Diversity Lottery Program on PIX11 News
- Mar 28, 2017 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Appears on Fox Business Network to Discuss Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities
- Mar 15, 2017 MSNBC: Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Discusses Court's Injunction of Second Immigration Ban
- Mar 1, 2017 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Discusses President Trump's Address to Congress on Fox News
- Feb 7, 2017 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes in the Independent on President Trump's Immigration Ban
- Feb 3, 2017 Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes Appears on Fox News, CNN and the BBC to Discuss Temporary Halt of President Trump's Immigration Ban