Bahadir Ekiz

Bahadir is a Senior Associate who joined the BMK team in 2013 after graduating from law school. Although he has experience with family based immigration, his practice focuses on business immigration and assisting clients with nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions as well as permanent residence applications. Bahadir represents small and mid-sized companies in various industries including construction, hospitality, technology, and advertising. He also represents individual investors who are seeking an E-2 Treaty Investor visa as well as those seeking to obtain permanent residency through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. Bahadir has represented individuals with extraordinary ability in the areas of art and business, including world renowned photographers, musicians, Michelin star chefs, physicians, and researchers.

Admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York, Bahadir is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations, and the American Bar Association. He was selected to the 2017 Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers in the New York metro area.

Bahadir is a graduate of Seton Hall University, School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from The College of New Jersey. While in law school, Bahadir served as a research fellow for the Seton Hall Law Center for Policy and Research, where he researched and drafted reports on topics such as national security and government policy.



  • Seton Hall University, School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • The College of New Jersey, B.A., 2008


  • State Bar of New Jersey and State Bar of New York