Michael represents multinational corporate clients in a variety of industries on all aspects of U.S. immigration, including permanent residence, nonimmigrant visas and citizenship. From August 2010 until September 2011, Michael served as the Fragomen Fellow at the New York City Bar Justice Center, a rotating fellowship the firm established to enhance the pro bono immigration services provided at the City Bar Justice Center. In this position, Michael coordinated the Immigrant Outreach Program, where he developed and directed various pro bono immigrant outreach initiatives including organizing free immigration legal clinics throughout New York City and leading a new project aimed at providing pro bono representation to immigrants in detention facilities.

Michael joined Fragomen in 2008 after spending a year as an immigration law clerk with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. During law school, Michael worked as a summer law clerk for a leading immigration law firm in Florida.


Brooklyn Law School
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Named to Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2022

Named a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers, 2013 to 2017


Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York, New Jersey


Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, China General Chamber of Commerce

Member, Pro Bono Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association (NY Chapter)

Member, The New York American Inn of Court

Publications and Lectures

State and Local Law Enforcement Response to Undocumented Immigrants: Can We Make The Rules, Too? 72 BROOK. L. REV. 655-687 (2007).