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Matthew Joseph Merrick

also known as Matt Merrick

About me

Matt Merrick is an immigration attorney serving the needs of individuals, families, businesses and the community.  With more than a decade of legal experience, Matt offers knowledgeable and professional representation to those seeking advice on U.S. immigration law or in need of representation in immigration legal proceedings.  Matt is fluent in Spanish.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    16 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

10 total 

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  • Nathaniel Paul Howard

    Matthew's extreme competence as an attorney is wonderfully matched by his warmth and consideration as a person. He is widely recognized for his indefatigable spirit and dedication to his clients, and his great record of success in securing positive outcomes is a reflection of this diligence.


    Nathaniel Howard Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Rebecca Marie Bodony

    Matt is an exceptionally intelligent and thorough lawyer. He is a leading expert on all family-related immigration matters. I endorse him without hesitation.


    Rebecca Bodony Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Merrick Law Group

1745 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY, 10019

Merrick Law Group

1020 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY, 10451



NYCurrently registered 200107/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Safe Haven AwardImmigration Equality2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselDavies & Associates2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Matt Merrick Esq.2012 - Present
Staff AttorneyCUNY Citizenship Now!2012 - 2015
Director, In-House CounselBNP Paribas2008 - 2011
CounselO'melveny & Myers, LLP2001 - 2008
Law ClerkArnold & Porter, LLP1998 - 2000
Editor - Legal PublicationsCommerce Clearing House1988 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bronx Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Association of the Bar of New York CityMember2000 - Present
Lesbian and Gay Law Association of Greater New YorkBoard Member2008 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
AsylumAsylum granted for HIV+ gay man from Honduras
Fiance Visa - Waiver GrantedPetiiton for Fiance visa, with Waiver, approved
Hardship Waiver for Same-Sex Spouse of US CitizenThe I-601A hardship waiver was approved, and the foreign national is now a lawful permanent resident.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Columbia Business Law ReviewCurrent Developments in Sherman Act Section 2 Conduct Cases2003
Sentencing Commission Takes on Corporate Crime, Federal Ethics ReportEditor1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Nebraska, LincolnPolitical Science and SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration ForumImmigration Law2014