Femi Adeyemi is an Associate in the Boston office of BAL. He works on all aspects of employment-based immigration, including nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters.

Femi’s personal immigration journey from Nigeria to the United States inspired him to pursue a career in immigration law. Femi has experience handling both employment-based and family-based immigration matters.

In law school, Femi served as a student attorney in the Suffolk Law School Immigration Clinic, and as a research assistant and teaching assistant. He also served as the executive editor of the Suffolk Transnational Law Review, a board member of the Black Law Students Association, and the associate director for the Student Bar Association’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Femi speaks Yoruba.

Education & Admissions

Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
University of Massachusetts Lowell, M.S., Criminology
University of Massachusetts Lowell, B.A., cum laude, Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
Admitted to: State Bar of Massachusetts


CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award (2021)
Legal Practice Skills Best Oral Advocate Award, Suffolk University Law School (2019) Legal Practice Skills
Distinguished Brief Award, Suffolk University Law School (2019)

Professional Accomplishments

Immigration Law—Ninth Circuit Analyzes Frustrating Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law—United States v. Garcia-Lopez, 43 SUFFOLK TRANSNAT'L L. REV. 185

Constitutional Law—Catching Flights and Court Cases—United States v. Park, 43 SUFFOLK TRANSNAT'L L. REV. 415