Bilal is a Senior Associate in the New York office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, working on U.S. non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters.

Prior to joining BAL, Bilal served as in-house counsel to a Fortune 300 technology company in the Washington D.C. area, where he provided strategic legal advice and counseling to the organization on a wide range of immigration law matters, with a focus on U.S. business immigration, workforce compliance and corporate restructuring. He has strong experience in advising corporations on immigration policies and strategies pertaining to hiring and retaining employees and managing the movement of foreign employees on international assignments. During law school, Bilal assisted individuals in obtaining humanitarian immigration relief at Hofstra University’s Immigration and Asylum Clinic.

Education & Admissions

Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
University of Vermont, Bachelor of Arts
Admitted to: State Bar of New York


American Immigration Lawyers Association