Michael  Cataliotti

Michael Cataliotti, JD


Cataliotti Law P.C.,

Michael Cataliotti, Esq. is the Principal at Cataliotti Law P.C., a boutique immigration law practice working with international artists, entertainers, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers, academics, executives, and more, across a variety of industries and disciplines, ranging from television, film, fashion, and finance, to AI/ML, sciences, journalism, architecture, and everything in between. He has worked with and advised businesses from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, as well as prominent athletes, artists, entertainers, and entrepreneurs and international media conglomerates.

Michael has led town halls, workshops, and Q&A sessions at Harvard University, Columbia University, NYU, Juilliard, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), and the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA), among others, and is a regular contributor to the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal (EASL), where he writes a column on the topics of sports and entertainment immigration.

Additionally, Michael is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), where he is an active participant on several committees, including the Board of Publications as a peer reviewer. Michael has also been recognized as one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” since 2018, and in 2023 was named one of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” in the field of Immigration. He serves on the Board of Dance/ NYC where he sits on the Legal Committee, and is a member of the Salmagundi Art Club, serving on its Curatorial Committee.

A graduate of Hofstra University and St. John’s University School of Law, Michael is proficient in Russian, holds a basic, working knowledge of Spanish, and specializes in handling complex and/or unorthodox business immigration matters, making him a regular contact for other attorneys seeking advice and guidance regarding their immigration cases.

Having counseled such a wide range of individuals and entities, Michael believes that “it is important to remember that every problem has a solution; we just have to figure out which one is best for you. And that is what we do.”