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Merium S. Malik

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY

Malik Law Firm
110 Wall Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 646-960-8086
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Immigration: Consumer, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Merium S. Malik is the founding and managing partner at Malik Law Firm which represents clients worldwide from their offices in downtown Manhattan and in Tampa, Florida.


Ms. Malik is a highly experienced and accomplished immigration and criminal defense attorney. 

She has successfully represented clients with a wide variety of immigration matters involving business immigration, deportation, family immigration, naturalization, green cards, visas and criminal defense in conjunction with an immigration matter or proceeding.


Over the course of her career, Ms. Malik has represented clients facing a wide array of criminal charges, from rape to narcotics and drug offenses.  She has significant experience with defending clients who face criminal investigations and been charged with crimes that can jeopardize their immigration and visa status. 


Ms. Malik knows how to properly defend against criminal charges that have consequences on a person’s green card or employment visa.


Ms. Malik has litigated criminal and immigration proceedings in various courts and before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Executive Office for Immigration Review and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Recognized as one of the top attorneys in New York City, Ms. Malik has been selected to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2018.  This an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this distinction as a Rising Star.

Ms. Malik has appeared on television shows to speak on immigration and other legal topics. Additionally, she has conducted training on immigration law and spoken at many professional and community events.


An active contributor to her legal community, Ms. Malik serves on the immigration task force team of the Office of the New York City Public Advocate and as a moot court judge at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and New York University School of Law. She is an active member of the New York City Bar Association’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.


After completing her undergraduate degree, Ms. Malik received a Master of Business Administration and earned her law degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. She holds licenses to practice law in New York and Florida and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department.

In her spare time, Ms. Malik enjoys hiking, running marathons and doing Kundalini yoga and meditation.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Immigration: Consumer
  • 20%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Merium S. Malik

First Admitted: 2012, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Goldman Sachs and Tory Burch Cohort Member for Small Businesses
  • New York Public Advocate’s office Immigration Task Force Team
  • New York City Small Business Services Fast-Trac Growth Venture Program Certificate
  • Democratic Committee Independent Judicial Screening Panel
  • Network of Bar Leaders
  • New York City Bar Association Immigration Committee
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department
  • Business Network International
  • Women Business Enterprise Certification
  • Minority and Business Women Enterprise Certification by New York State
  • Minority and Business Women Enterprise Certification by New York City
  • New York State Notary Public
  • New York State Licensed Real Estate Broker

Educational Background

  • M.B.A Masters in Business Administration
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Office Location for Merium S. Malik

110 Wall Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 646-960-8086

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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