Justin Heiferman
Founding Attorney

Justin Heiferman is the founding attorney of Heiferman & Associates. Justin practices before federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey. He has over 20 years’ experience managing financial investigations and accounting. His career includEs working at institutions such as JP Morgan Chase, BDO Seidman, and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Justin was a former prosecutor with the Nassau County District Attorney Economic Crimes Bureau. He managed  investigations and litigation of complex white-collar crimes including Identity Theft, Mortgage Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, Embezzlement, Trademark/Counterfeiting, Tax Crimes, and various other larcenies and frauds.

After the DA’s office, Justin practiced management-side, employment litigation for one of the largest labor and employment law firms in the US. Justin argues in numerous state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies including NY/NJ Unemployment hearings, the EEOC, NY Department of Labor, NY State Division of Human Rights and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights.

As an immigration attorney, Justin’s successes include conducting hundreds of hearings, trials and bond detention hearings. Justin aids children to obtain green cards (lawful permanent residence) through Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”). He assisted over 100 individuals applying for and obtaining asylum. He also assists employers, employees and families with their immigration needs. He successfully obtained O and EB-1 visas for a film director whose music videos (with Selena Gomez, Rihanna, N.E.R.D. (Pharrell Williams), and more) achieved hundreds of million views and won an MTV Video Music Award (VMA). He obtained an H-1B visa for multiple film producers.

Justin is an active volunteer . He provides Pro Bono Legal Assistance to the Safe Passage Project, an organization dedicated to assisting immigrant and refugee children facing deportation. He was awarded a service star for his work with the Children’s Aid Society. Justin enjoys tennis, golf, traveling, djing and spending time with his family. He is a dedicated husband and father. His wife, Karen, works at UNICEF Legal Department in the Office of the Executive Director, and his daughter Katrina, currently is a junior at CUNY College of Technology, studying Business & Technology of Fashion. Katrina also works part-time in the office.

Admissions

  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York
  • DNJ
  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar