Attorney Seyit A. Şahin » Ongur Partners

Attorney Seyit A. Şahin Esq. International Partner of Council- USA

Mr. Şahin is a duly licensed Attorney at Law in Chicago and one of the most prominent Turkish Attorneys/Lawyers in the US. Mr. Şahin cooperates with our office in cases involving USA laws and is available for consultation and representation in many areas of law. His practice embraces Personal Injury, Immigration, Commercial Litigation, Strict & Product Liability, Estate Planning, and Business Law. He is also closely interested in data protection, cybersecurity, blockchain, and compliance law in the US, European Union, and Asia.


IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, LL.M. in US International and Transnational Law, 2015

Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, L.L.M. in European Union Law, 2004


Ankara University School of Law, J.D., 1999

He successfully worked at almost every stage of the Turkish judiciary more than a decade as a Judge, Prosecutor, and Chief Public Prosecutor. During his service he successfully handled thousands of cases in both civil and criminal law matters. His courtroom experience allows him to have a comprehensive understanding of litigation techniques. He became a First- Class Judge in 2014 and reached the top of the ladder at the age of 37.
In 2014 it was time for a big change for him. Despite objections from his family, peers and friends he made his way to the US for a new start. In his words,
“Being a lawyer is challenging in every country, and life pushed me through this battle twice. Even if the law system in the US was a whole new ballgame for me, I accomplished my goals despite its own specific obstacles, and my experience was the key to resolving complexity “.

English (fluent), Turkish (native)