From a young age, Merium Malik, a resilient Pakistani immigrant who arrived in the United States at the tender age of 12, has embraced the spirit of advocacy and entrepreneurship. Inspired by her parents’ selfless mission as doctors in Iran, and fueled by an unwavering drive, Merium has crafted a remarkable journey that blends advocacy, business acumen, and a profound commitment to making a difference.
An entrepreneurial fire burned within Merium from the start. Even in college, they embarked on her own business venture, orchestrating successful marketing campaigns for esteemed companies such as Slim Fast and Discovery Channel. She served as a promotional model for renowned brands like Smuckers, Chiquita Banana, and Publix,
With an innate talent for sales, Merium soared to the top as the highest producer in Home Depot’s headquarters, generating an astounding $20 million in sales.
Merium ventured further and founded her own law firm, Malik law firm on Wall Street, New York in 2014, later expanding its reach to Queens, Florida, Texas, California, and even Mexico. She was listed as the best and gifted attorney in New York city, an honor bestowed upon a mere 2.5% of the population. Her law firm is known as one of the top immigration law firms nationwide.
An exceptional communicator and speaker, Merium was acclaimed as the best speaker in New York City Toastmasters, captivating audiences with her magnetic presence and inspiring words.
Merium shares her wisdom and insights as a respected author, with her globally distributed book now gracing the virtual shelves of Amazon discussing the power of manifestation and abundance. As a prolific writer, Merium contributes to Medium, a prominent and widely read publication, engaging readers with her insightful perspectives.
The world’s tech giant, Google, recognizes Merium’s captivating ability to captivate and educate. They have been invited as a speaker and presenter, sharing her expertise and empowering others with invaluable knowledge. Her sought-after workshop, “How to Run a Successful Seven-Figure Business,” consistently sells out, leaving attendees enlightened and inspired.
Merium has built a dedicated team that spans the globe, ensuring her law firm is a beacon of hope for countless individuals navigating the complexities of immigration. her unwavering commitment to her clients has garnered over 100 five-star reviews, cementing her position as a top immigration law firm in the nation.
Driven by a deep sense of social responsibility, Merium founded the non-profit organization “Azadi,” providing pro bono legal services to marginalized immigrant communities. Through her tireless efforts, she champions the rights of the disenfranchised and illuminate the path to a brighter future.
A charismatic international speaker, Merium has graced stages across the globe, captivating audiences in Australia and Mexico for Fortune 500 companies and the billion-dollar powerhouse, WeWork. Her workshops have reached more people than any other law firm in New York City, leaving an indelible impact on the lives she touches.
Beyond her entrepreneurial triumphs, Merium is an avid advocate for personal growth and empowerment. Graduating from prestigious programs such as the Goldman Sachs and Tory Burch cohorts, she embodies the spirit of leadership and innovation. She has traveled the world and receiving coaching from Tony Robbins, Tony Blair, Sara Blakely, founder of Orange Theory, WWF, Sirius FM, billionaires such as Jamie Kern and the list goes on.
From running the New York City Marathon to expanding her law office well into seven figures, Merium fearlessly tackles new frontiers and emerges triumphant. Her expertise has been sought by esteemed organizations, including the United Nations’ Conference for the Commission on the Status of Women and the prestigious Columbia University.
She has been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street journal for her work.
Ms. Malik was selected to the 2018 New York Metro Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this distinction.
In her spare time, Ms. Malik enjoys hiking and doing Kundalini yoga and meditation. She is training for the 2018 New York city marathon.
J.D. Doctor of Jurisprudence degree
M.B.A Masters in Business Administration
New York State Licensed Real Estate Broker
New York State Notary Public
Minority and Business Women Enterprise Certification by New York City
Minority and Business Women Enterprise Certification by New York State
Women Business Enterprise Certification
Business Network International
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
American Immigration Lawyers Association
New York City Bar Association Immigration Committee
Network of Bar Leaders
Democratic Committee Independent Judicial Screening Panel
New York Public Advocate’s office Immigration Task Force Team
New York City Small Business Services Fast-Trac Growth Venture Program Certificate
Cardozo Law School Moot Court Judge
New York University Law School Moot Court Judge
Goldman Sachs and Tory Burch Cohort Member for Small Businesses
New York Public Advocate’s office
New York Law School
Writ of Habeas and Immigration Law training
Know Your Rights trainings
New York Diversity Forum at New York District Court
How to obtain a Green Card in the United States
Wall Street Journal
Dean Obeidallah Show
Created Continuing Legal Education coursework for Affinity Bar Associations in New York on How to Manage a Law Practice
EB-2 and E-2 Workshops
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Michelle Shofler is a Legal Assistant at Malik Law Firm, P.C. She assists in researching and building cases. Michelle believes in hard work producing fruitful results and forming deep and meaningful relationships with clients. She is a bachelor’s degree graduate from Binghamton University with honors in her major: Philosophy, Politics and Law (PPL).
In the summer of 2016, she interned for Malik Law Firm, P.C and Gropper Law Group, PLLC.
Sofia Rinvil is a Legal Fellow at the Malik Law Firm, P.C., she provides support to the attorneys with pending cases, communicates with various federal and state agencies, contacts clients and prepares immigration applications and conducts legal research.
She has worked as the Immigration and New Citizen Services Coordinator for the City of New Jersey, Mayor’s Office of Welcoming Communities where she assisted in decision-making and policy development.
She has also worked as the Job Development Refugee Services Fellow at the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) in Albany, New York. Sofia’s other positions include, summer internship at the State Attorney General Office of New Jersey.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from Florida Atlantic University, and a Master of Arts degree in Global Affairs and Human Security and Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University.
Shreemoyee Bhaduri is an Associate at the Malik Law Firm. She works on case building, client intake, and legal research. She provides support to clients, and does business development for the firm. Prior to this, she was an Associate Attorney for a multinational company in India. She believes in forming professional and long-lasting relationships with clients.
Tawhid Meah is a Legal Assistant at Malik Law Firm, P.C. He graduated as a Salutatorian from Hunter College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Philosophy. Tawhid believes wholeheartedly in the Malik Law Firm slogan “Transforming the Practice of Immigration Law” and spends each day achieving this goal.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, writing and giving back to his community as he teaches children at his local mosque on weekends.
Kunal Kolhe is an Associate at the Malik Law Firm. Kunal is a recent graduate of Boston University School of Law. Kunal hails from the country of India. He wants to use his compassion and motivation towards the betterment of society and in advocating for the rights of immigrants.