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Shahzad Qadri is a Partner in the Firm’s Bellevue, Washington office of Wong Fleming and Chair of theCorporate & Immigration Law practice group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate transactions including securities issues, private offerings, IPOS, as well as business and immigration law, with a focus on investment based EB-5 Regional Centers.


Prior to joining Wong Fleming, Mr. Qadri served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the King County Prosecutors’ office in Seattle, Washington.


Mr. Qadri has the distinct honor of being named as a “rising star” in the legal profession by Law & Politics. In addition, Mr. Qadri was nominated as a fellow to the Washington Leadership Institute. Mr. Qadri was also awarded the John Gilmore (2014) award for excellence in Advocacy for Minority Businesses by the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NW Mountain Council).

Most recently Mr. Qadri was a named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List, which recognizes minority attorneys with exceptional achievements and contributions in the legal field.





Languages spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
    16 years, 100 cases
  2. Business: 50%
    16 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($225-425/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dianna Caley

    I endorse this lawyer. Shahzad is great with start-ups. He is adept at structuring businesses in ways that benefit both founders and investors. He also works hard with his clients to help them get financing whether through a traditional public offering or through one of the creative alternatives that abound in the market today.


    Dianna Caley Contracts and agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Ramina Dehkhoda

    I endorse this lawyer. Shahzad Qadri is very knowledgeable immigration attorney who has experience in dealing with very complex business immigration issues. He takes the time to understand the client's needs and always comes through for them.


    Ramina Dehkhoda Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

REDMOND, WA, 98052


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyers of Color's Second Annual Hot ListLawyers of Color2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Washington Leadership Institute FellowshipWashington State Bar Association2010
Rising StarThomson Reuters2003
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2003
Rising StarThomson Reuters2002
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerWong Fleming, PC2010 - Present
PartnerAdorno & Yoss2004 - Present
General CounselSAR Wealth Management2009 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dodd Frank Adhoc Committee (NAMWOLF)Chair2013 - Present
WSBA Corporate Counsel SectionMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law FirmsMember2009 - Present
REWABoard of Directors2008 - Present
WSBA International Practice SectionExecutive Committee Member2008 - Present
NMSDCMBEIC Chair2006 - Present
World Education FoundationVice Chair2002 - Present
Kings County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
King County YLDBoard of Trustees2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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Publication nameTitleDate
Inside the Mins: New Developments in Immigration Enforcement & ComplianceImmigration Compliance2014
EB5 InvestorsRent a Regional Center2013
(Banking and Financial Services Policy Report“Islamic Finance: An Alternative”2009
Business Law TodayIslamic Banking; An Introduction”2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
UW BEDC Executive ProgramBasics of Contracts2013
The Ins & Out of Employment LawThe In-Between: Keeping Good Records2013
Managing Partners SummitStrategies to Build a More Inclusive Workforce in Law Firms2013
Washington State Bar Association, Board of CLEDo's & Don'ts of Doing Business in Asia2012
Seattle University School of LawSubverting the Rule of Law2008
International Practice SectionIslamic Finance: An Overview2008
Employment Law Update CLERecruiting and Employing Lateral Hire Foreign Nationals; Visa Retrogression -- Ramifications for Employers and Employees; Effects of Termination on Immigration Status and Minimizing Employer Liability; Importance of Implementing Immigration Policies (2007