Kenji Akaike

Of Counsel || Austin

*Currently licensed in New York only. Practice limited to immigration.

Ken Akaike has practiced immigration law for more than twenty years. He is experienced in representing businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers, and as a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, he has represented many in the visual arts, including theater, music and film. Ken focuses on employment-based extraordinary and exceptional ability immigrant and nonimmigrant visas; his extensive experience also includes developing and managing an award-winning immigration practice (recipient of the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Service Award). Featured in the New York Law Journal and other legal publications, Ken has been a CLE lecturer for the New York County Lawyers Association and a contributing writer for the Japanese publication Kumamoto Daily. He is fluent in Japanese and English.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, New York Chapter
  • Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund