- 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 nearly 20 years’ experience handling financial investigations and accounting, including working for noteworthy institutions such as JP Morgan Chase, BDO Seidman, and Credit Suisse First Boston.
As a former Assistant District Attorney with the Nassau County District Attorney Economic Crimes Bureau, Justin prosecuted and managed the investigations of numerous complex felonies including Identity Theft, Bank Fraud, and various other larcenies and frauds.
After the DA’s office, Justin practiced employment litigation at Jackson Lewis. As an employment attorney, Justin AS argued 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 trial and bond detention hearings and trials. Justin has assisted close to twenty children with obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”) in New York State Family Court. Justin assisted over 100 individuals in obtaining asylum and/or lawful permanent residence (Green Cards) in the United States. Justin’s successfully obtained O and EB-1 visas for a foreign film director whose music videos achieved over 200 million hits and won an MTV Video Music Award (VMA).
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 playing tennis. He enjoys 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 Baruch, studying graphic communication and new media arts. Katrina also works part-time in the office.