Ms. Malik, in addition to immigration and litigation, also has developed key practice strengths in foreclosure defense and bankruptcy (Chapters 11 & 13).
Her Immigration law practice includes consular processing, investor-based EB5s, employment-based immigration analysis and filings, deportation defense, waivers and federal writs.
Ms. Malik brings more than 25 years of general practice experience to Warshaw Burstein.
“I am thrilled to join Warshaw Burstein,” said Ms. Malik. The firm’s entrepreneurial and collaborative environment along with its versatility and strong reputation provide an extensive platform that will enable our practice to expand in a multitude of ways. My team and I will benefit from the welcome support of the firm’s outstanding Matrimonial, Tax, and Trusts & Estates practices.”
“The addition of Pankaj Malik is another important step in the growth of Warshaw Burstein,” said Fred R. Cummings, Jr., the firm’s managing partner. “We are very excited to add her outstanding Immigration practice to diversify further our wide range of services to clients to strengthen our capabilities in foreclosure defense and real estate.
Ms. Malik’s clients span a wide range of national and international businesses. She has served as closing agent to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and advised some of the most prestigious names in the real estate, mortgage and banking industries along with celebrity chefs, top fashion designers, multimillion-dollar conglomerates, Michelin star restaurants, leaders in the entertainment field and international athletes and celebrities.
Her insights on immigration issues and policies frequently are sought by the news media, including theNew York Law Journal, New York Daily News, Mother Jones, Real Estate Weekly, WABC-TV, NY1 News and NPR. The New York Law Journal recently published her article, “Juxtaposition in Foreclosure Defense Litigation-Legislative Intent v. Practical Reality.”
Ms. Malik will be based in the firm’s midtown Manhattan office. She also services clients from offices in Forest Hills and Syosset.
Warshaw Burstein, LLP, with roots going back to 1927, is a full-service mid-sized law firm with offices in New York City that has comprehensive experience representing a wide range of international, national and local businesses of all sizes, as well as governmental authorities and many prominent families and individuals, in an extensive array of litigation and transactional matters. More information about the firm is available at www.wbny.com.