Attorney and Author
Eva Golinger is an Attorney, Author, High-Level Strategic Consultant and Media Personality from New York City. With over 20 years of experience in immigration law, she is an expert in business and entertainment immigration, as well as political asylum and TPS cases. She also has extensive experience and expertise in International Law, Human Rights Law and Media Law, and additionally practices in the areas of real estate law, contracts, and defamation and libel law. Ms. Golinger's clientele includes Grammy Award-winning artists, Oscar and Emmy award-winning and nominated actors, producers and directors, successful graphic designers, dancers, performance artists, Internet innovators and other creative and high-profile professionals. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College (B.A.) and City University of New York Law School (Juris Doctorate). She is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, the Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Eva Golinger is also a member of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), the New York Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.
Ms. Golinger additionally provides insightful and specialized Strategic Legal Consulting to high-level clients worldwide, and has counseled several Presidents, Foreign Ministers and senior officials in Latin America. She was an Advisor to former President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela for almost ten years. She is currently a Legal and Strategic Advisor to a high profile clientele, in International Law, Corporate Accountability, Human Rights Law, Foreign Policy, Media and Communications.
In addition to her work as an Attorney, Ms. Golinger is also a media personality. She is author of the best-selling books, “The Chavez Code” (2006 Olive Branch Press) and “Bush vs. Chavez: Washington’s War on Venezuela” (2007, Monthly Review Press), amongst others. She is a winner of the "International Journalism Award" in Mexico, one of the most prestigious awards in journalism in Latin America, and has received numerous other awards and honors for her writings and investigations. Her first book, The Chavez Code, has been translated and published in eight languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Farsi and Turkish), and has won several awards and was optioned for a feature film. Ms. Golinger’s work has been extensively covered by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and other major media around the world. She has also appeared on CNN, BBC, NBC, PBS, NPR, Al Jazeera, Univision, Telemundo, CBC, Swedish, French, Russian, Australian, German, Italian, Austrian, Bolivian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Colombian, Argentina and Greek television, and is a featured analyst on several major documentaries about Latin America. She was also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Correo del Orinoco International in Venezuela from 2010-2014.
Ms. Golinger is currently the host of two television shows on the international television network, RT Spanish, which airs in 3 languages in over 100 countries to more than 700 million viewers. In 2014, RT became the most watched station on YouTube, with over 2 billion viewers. Ms. Golinger's programs are on RT's Spanish-language channel, RT en Español. Her shows, “Detrás de la noticia” and “Un día con...”, are amongst the network's most popular. As part of her investigative journalism and analytical approach to her programs, which are independently produced by her, Ms. Golinger has interviewed presidents and other major public figures including President Nicolas Maduro, President Evo Morales, President Rafael Correa, President Jose "Pepe" Mujica, former president Ernesto Samper, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro, Venezuelan National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello and former Colombian Senator Piedad Cordoba, amongst others. She tackles tough and controversial issues with a direct and distinct approach and perspective.
Throughout her career as an Attorney and Advisor, Eva Golinger has also met with numerous heads of state, many of them controversial worldwide figures including: Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro, Vladimir Putin, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Bashar al-Assad, Muammar Gaddafi, Viktor Yanukovich, Alexander Lukashenko, Luis Ignacio "Lula" Da Silva, Cristina Fernández, Néstor Kirchner, Mel Zelaya and Daniel Ortega. These experiences have provided her with a unique insight into the world of politics and power.
Eva Golinger frequently appears on major media around the world as a Commentator on Latin American affairs, US foreign policy, Venezuela, human rights, immigration and other matters. She additionally has given hundreds of lectures and talks on Latin America, Venezuela, United States Foreign Policy, International Law and Human Rights at prestigious universities, institutes and venues around the world. She is available for interviews and as a speaker in both English and Spanish. Contact Eva Golinger.
Of all the interesting work and fascinating experiences she has been privileged to have throughout her abundant career, Eva's favorite and most cherished experience is being Mom to her son.