- Eastern District of New York
- Southern District of New York
- New York State Bar
- New Jersey State Bar
Justin Heiferman is the founding attorney of Heiferman & Associates. Justin practices before federal and state courts. Justin has over 20 years’ experience managing financial investigations and accounting, including working for noteworthy institutions such as JP Morgan Chase, BDO Seidman, and Credit Suisse First Boston.
As a former prosecutor with the Nassau County District Attorney Economic Crimes Bureau, Justin managed the investigations and litigation of complex felonies 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. As an employment attorney, Justin argues in numerous state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies including 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 litigating over 30 immigration trials and bond detention hearings. Justin frequently aids children with obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”) which enables undocumented children to obtain lawful permanent residence (green cards). Justin assisted over 100 individuals in applying for and obtaining asylum. He also assists employees and families obtain lawful permanent residence in the United States. Justin 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 a Norwegian Film Producer.
Justin is an active volunteer in the community. 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 contributions to the Children’s Aid Society. Justin enjoys tennis, golf, traveling 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.