Mark Ellis

Senior Associate // Santa Clara


“Prior to joining BAL, I worked in Silicon Valley, focusing on the immigration needs of startups, tech companies, and multinationalorganizations. During this time, I was gratified to offer pro bono legal services to underserved communities in the Bay Area.”

Mark is a Senior Associate in the Santa Clara office of BAL, where he leads teams focused on immigrant visa processes leading to green cards, such as PERM labor certifications, EB-1, I-140, I-130, and adjustments of status. He has experience with all areas of business immigration, including both immigrant and non-immigrant employment-based processes. Over his career, Mark has advised organizations of all sizes on issues related to immigration program management and compliance.

In addition to his immigration law expertise, Mark has several years of experience practicing business and real estate law for small and medium-sized companies. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Loyola University of New Orleans School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Queen Mary University of London, LL.M., Banking and Finance Law
The City College of New York, BFA, Phi Beta Kappa

State Bar of California

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