Eugene was born in Eastern Europe but has lived in the United States for many years, earning a distinguished reputation in the sport of boxing. He learned immigration law hands-on for sports athletes, working as the petitioner of dozens of visa applications for some of the best combat sports athletes in the world. He also has years of experience in legal services as a paralegal for Simantov Law Group in Bronx, NY. At Oakhurst Immigration Law, Eugene provides invaluable insight to the European market and critical support services to our Russian speaking clients.
As a successful entrepreneur, Mr. Rivkin owns and operates the Fight Factory Gym located in Brooklyn, NY. This gym is home to many athletes on nonimmigrant visas such as O-1 and P-1 visas, as well as athletes who have obtained citizenship for themselves and their families. Mr. Rivkin is also an accomplished boxer himself, having achieved the prestigious honor of becoming a USA National Masters Champion.
Mr. Rivkin is also a Partner at Salita Promotions, where he services athlete recruitment and relations, maintains working relationships with commissions and management companies all over the world, and navigates the promotion’s relationships with international and national broadcast partners. When not working in professional boxing or assisting with immigration matters, Eugene enjoys athletic activities with his children and traveling the world.