Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC
Mr. Scott Bratton is a Partner at Margaret W. Wong and Associates LLC, and is the head of the Litigation and Removal Department. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio as well as numerous federal district and appellate courts. Mr. Bratton works at the Cleveland, Ohio office. His practice includes removal defense, political asylum, federal litigation, Ohio and federal criminal defense, naturalization, and assistance in business and employment-based visas. Mr. Bratton practices in federal and immigration courts throughout the United States.
Mr. Bratton has practiced immigration law for over eighteen years and has been the attorney of record on numerous precedent-setting cases, including Cece v. Holder, 733 F.3d 662 (7th Cir. 2013)(en banc), Mandebvu v. Holder, 755 F.3d 417 (6th Cir. 2014), Patel v. Holder, 868 F.3d 719 (8th Cir. 2017), and Madrigal v. Holder, 572 F.3d 239 (6th Cir. 2009). Mr. Bratton also represented President Obama’s aunt and uncle in their immigration court proceedings, which led to their applications being granted.
Mr. Bratton is regularly selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers® in America and as an Ohio Super Lawyer. Mr. Bratton was named the 2019 Cleveland Best Lawyers ® Immigration Lawyer of the Year. He is an adjunct faculty member at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he teaches Asylum and Removal Proceedings. He also frequently speaks at immigration conferences throughout the United States. Additionally, Mr. Bratton serves as the Ohio AILA Chapter Vice-Chair as well as serving on the AILA Asylum Committee. In 2019-20, Mr. Bratton will serve on the AILA National Removal Defense Online Course Committee.