Nazish is a Senior Associate in BAL’s Dallas office. Her practice focuses on all aspects of employment-based immigration law, including preparation and filing of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications, permanent residency applications in the EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 categories, mergers and acquisitions, and navigating clients through complex immigration issues with the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Prior to joining BAL, Nazish worked as an Associate Attorney at a global corporate immigration firm, handling a variety of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters for Fortune 100 corporations across industries, including telecommunications, technology, biopharmaceutical, and engineering. During law school, Nazish participated in the Immigration Law Clinic at Catholic Charities Archdiocese, where she represented clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and federal court on matters related to deportation defense, asylum representation, VAWA petitions and U visa applications. Nazish continues her pro bono endeavors through her involvement with the Human Rights Initiative and Aga Khan Foundation.

Education & Admissions

Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Oklahoma City University School of Law, Juris Doctor

Admitted to State Bar of Texas

Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Dallas Women's Lawyers Association
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

Recognition

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2022)
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021)
Pro Bono and Public Service Award
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Practice

Professional Accomplishments

Partnered with Operation Warp Speed to facilitate National Interest Exception waivers for COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing efforts.