Leon Wildes

Leon Wildes

Leon Wildes is the founder and senior partner of Wildes & Weinberg P.C. He is best known for his successful representation of former Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono in deportation proceedings, and is the author of a book about the case, John Lennon vs. The USA. For more than 30 years, he was an adjunct professor of law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, where he taught immigration law. He regularly publishes scholarly articles in the field and lectures widely to both immigration lawyers and lawyers in general practice. He has practiced law for more than 50 years.

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Guest Appearances
October 19, 2016
John Lennon’s lawyer explains how the musician’s deportation case changed immigration law

Leon Wildes and his son Michael join the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles to discuss the legacy of the John Lennon Immigration case and the effect on their family.


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