Emily Behzadi, Esq.

Emily Behzadi, Esq.

Associate Attorney

EMILY BEHZADI’s primary focus is on Arts, Entertainment, and Immigration Law. Prior to joining Meehle & Jay, Emily spent the last few years working in a boutique immigration law firm based in New York City. While there, she successfully attained immigrant and non-immigrant visas for Oscar Award-winning directors, cinematographers, Tony Award-winning producers, actors, and playwrights, as well as some of the world’s most renowned contemporary visual artists and gallery directors.

Emily is an active member of numerous legal-based and community-based organizations, and has published articles about art law and immigration law in international and national journals and publications, including the University of Toronto Journal of International Law and International Relations, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, and the Sun Sentinel, among others. She also presents and guests lectures on Nazi looted art, art law, international law, and immigration law.

Emily enjoys travel, exploring new cuisines, and watching her favorite soccer team, Manchester United.

  • Bar Admissions
  • Federal Circuit Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Community Involvement
  • Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Board Member, Orlando Fringe Festival
  • Immigration Law Committee Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Committee Chair – ABA YLD Entertainment & Sports Industries Committee (2019-2020)
  • Associate Editor – ABA Young Lawyers Division TYL Editorial Board
  • Appointed Committee Member – The Florida Bar Media & Communications Law Committee
  • Grants Panel Member - United Arts of Central Florida
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