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Matthew J. Merrick

Matthew J. Merrick

Merrick Immigration Law PLLC
  • Immigration Law
  • New York
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Summary

Matt Merrick is an experienced attorney whose practice is focused solely on U.S. immigration law. Matt earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Matt helps his clients make sense of the constantly changing federal immigration laws and guide them through the process of bringing families together, starting and developing businesses in the United States, obtaining work visas and more. Matt regularly handles applications for permanent residence, work visas, immigrant visas, fiancé visas, investment visas, "green card" renewals, petitions to remove conditions, and more. The firm also has extensive experience assisting with consular processing of all types of visas. Throughout his career, Matt has served as pro bono counsel on a wide variety immigration matters. He has successfully appealed denials, obtained waivers based on extreme hardship and helped clients gain asylum in the U.S. based on fear of persecution in their home country.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
2nd Circuit
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Davies & Associates LLC
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Of Counsel
Staff Attorney
CUNY Citizenship Now!
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Provided pro bono immigration legal services for low income residents of New York, NY.
Legal Consultatant
United Nations
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Provided legal services to the UN Office of Administration of Justice
In House Counsel
BNP Paribas
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Managed litigation matters for global financial institution.
Legal Research Consultatant
United Nations
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Researched law and regulations and collaborated in drafting comprehensive report for UN Independent Panel on Accountability
Counsel
O'Melveney & Myers
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Litigation Counsel representing corporate clients in commercial litigation matters.
Law Clerk
Arnold & Porter
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Provided legal support for attorneys representing corporate and pro bono clients in civil litigation and appellate matters.
Editor
CCH Inc.
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Developed content, wrote and edited articles and oversaw production of legal publications.
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (2000)
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
New York City Bar Association
Member
Current
American Immigration Law Association
Member
Current
LeGaL - The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York
Member
Current
CUNY Citizenship Now!
Staff Attorney
- Current
New York State Bar # 3951118
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
1745 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY 10019
USA
Toll-Free: (212) 519-8614
Telephone: (646) 416-9001