Michael J. Wildes, a prolific attorney, the face of America’s legal system, a member of several judicial and law enforcement councils, elected twice as a mayor in Englewood, New Jersey and numerous distinguished accomplishments speak his ‘endeavor of life.’
The benchmarks in the life of this prodigy are countless and to name a few, here is a track of his career that was focused to serve for the constitutional and legal needs of United States of America.
His academic records include education in Queens College and J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
From 1982 to 1992, Mr. Wildes served as an Auxiliary Police Officer with NYPD.
From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Wildes served as a Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn.
In the year 2003 and again in 2006, Michael Wildes was elected as a Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey.
Since 1993, Mr. Wildes is associated with Wildes & Weinberg PC Law Offices as a Managing Partner; an eminent law firm dealing with immigration and nationality matters from its offices in New York and New Jersey.
Since 2002, Michael Wildes is the Vice Chairman at NJ District Appeals Selective Service System.
Apart from this, he is a part of dignified bodies and serves as – Member of the Advisory Board of Urban League of Bergen County, member of the Board of Directors for Boys Town of Jerusalem, Member of the Committee on Present Danger and Member of Hatzolah Emergency Ambulance Corps.
Mr. Wildes is actively involved in the Counsel to The New Jersey State Law Enforcement Asian-American Advisory Committee, The Law Firm of Pavia and Harcourt and The National Police Defense Foundation.
Michael Wildes testified and represented several legislations; some of the prominent ones are –
Represented several defectors who have provided extremely difficult-to-obtain security information to the United States
Saudi Arabian diplomat (Mohammed Al-Khilewi) who defected after walking off with incriminating evidence of international terrorism and espionage
Secured the cooperation of accused terrorist (Hani Al-Sayegh) implicated in the Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia – an atrocity in which 19 U.S. servicemen lost their lives
Shoebomber Hero (Kwame James) who subdued Richard Reid, saving 197 passengers and crew members on American Airlines Flight 63
Helped soccer star Pelé obtain a visa to enable him to be a partner with the New York Cosmos soccer team
Helped Miss Universe 2009 Stefanía Fernández obtain her visa
Michael J. Wildes, married to wife Amy and the father of four children, has been voted as “100 National Up and Coming Leaders to Watch” by the Democratic Leadership to Council (DLC).