immigration_ali-herischiAli Herischi is the principal at the law firm of Herischi & Associates. He practices in areas of export control, Iran sanction, immigration, general business and corporate, intellectual property, technology transfer and license, nonprofit organization and appellate advocacy.

Additionally, he represents clients in the business negotiation and mediation settings. Mr. Herischi is a licensed mediator and conducts mediation sessions for business, family and individual conflicts.

Mr. Herischi is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law. While in law school, he was president of the International Law Society for two years, vice president of the Alternative Dispute Resolutions Group, and competed in ABA regional negotiation competition. Also, he achieved the University of Maryland’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Award for his effort in establishing a program to help rebuild the Gulf Coast legal system after hurricanes Rita and Katrina. 

Before his legal career, Mr. Herischi worked as a project engineer at Hughes Network Systems, the global leader in the satellite industry. He was responsible for the design and implementation for several enterprise clients including Walmart and Murphy Oil. Mr. Herischi received a Master of Science degree in Information Systems and Technology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering.

Mr. Herischi is the general manager of the Seven Magazine and has been appeared on CNN, FOX45, DW Radio, and NPR, VOA, BBC and other major media.


Herischi & Associates LLC’s pro bono program provides free legal assistance on civil and criminal matters for eligible low-income applicants. Herischi & Associates LLC’s attorneys are serious about contributing to their communities. They are dedicated to helping communities and participating in statewide programs for increasing access to justice for all.