Of Counsel Attorney
Nikolay Feodoroff is an immigration attorney deeply committed to representing non-citizens fearful of returning to their home countries. He is particularly focused on defending the rights of non-citizens in adversarial settings. He is also a firm believer in zealously advocating to keep families together and educating clients, to end the cycle of fear, allowing clients to confidently tackle their immigration challenges.
During the course of his practice, Mr. Feodoroff has gained a deep understanding of asylum law, immigration court representation, appeals work, detained matters, and representation at various benefits interviews. His advocacy has led him to defend clients in immigration courts and in interviews for benefits across the United States, including, but not limited to New York, Newark, Elizabeth, Buffalo, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Orlando, and Los Angeles. He has handled complex immigration cases, relating to reopening deportation/removal orders, contested areas of asylum law, criminal immigration, defective charging documents, waivers, and proving high levels of hardship to qualify for other forms of immigration relief. He is also passionate about legal writing and innovative legal solutions.
Prior to joining The Law Firm of Moumita Rauham, PLLC., as Of Counsel, Mr. Feodoroff worked for a well-known Upstate New York refugee resettlement agency and later compiled asylum cases for a Washington D.C. immigration law firm. Mr. Feodoroff then spent a number of years working for a highly respected New York City-based immigration law firm. He has also volunteered his time with a non-for-profit dedicated to representing immigrants at risk of losing their freedom of artistic expression.
Mr. Feodoroff is admitted to practice in New York State, the District of Columbia, Immigration Courts nationwide, and with the Board of Immigration Appeals. He is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the New York County Lawyers Association.
He is a proud alum of the University at Buffalo Law School, where he earned his law degree, cum laude. Mr. Feodoroff held a prestigious internship with the Buffalo Immigration Court. He was also awarded the Alumni Association’s Buffalo Public Interest Law Fellowship for his work with a refugee resettlement agency. He was also a member of the Niagara Moot Court team, that earned a spot at the national semi-finals round. Mr. Feodoroff was awarded the Henry T. King Jr. Award for his advocacy in the area of U.S accountability for its immigration policies under international law. Additionally, Mr. Feodoroff is an alumni of Hunter College, The City University of New York, where he earned his bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, majoring in Political Science and Special Honors, as a member of the Thomas Hunter Honors Program. His honors thesis focused on U.S-Russian relations and was awarded the Edgar Dawson Prize in Political Theory.
Lastly, in his spare time, Mr. Feodoroff enjoys traveling with his spouse, spending time with family, the outdoors, and watching his beloved New York Mets.