About M Keil Hackley
M. Keil Hackley is an EB-5 immigration attorney with over 25 years of experience who practices at Hackley & Robertson, an immigration law firm located in South Florida. She focuses her practice solely on immigration and handles complex immigration and naturalization issues.
Attorney Hackley formerly served as the Immigration & Naturalization Service’s Miami deputy chief counsel. In this capacity, she served as the legal advisor to the district director, along with his executive staff, and oversaw 65 immigration trial lawyers. She also worked in one of Washington, D.C.’s largest immigration law firms as a named partner, where her practice was concentrated on commercial immigration law.
Attorney Hackley represents numerous clients from diverse industries, including education, health care, construction, hospitality, entertainment and equine. She also focuses on self-petitions and employment-based visas for individuals of extraordinary ability, including musicians, actors, entertainers and athletes. She also devotes a portion of her practice to EB-5 immigration and represents developers seeking financing options other than those from traditional banks.
Attorney Hackley is widely recognized by her peers in the immigration community for her distinguished background. She is frequently quoted throughout the media on immigration and naturalization, lectures around the country, and has also testified as an expert witness in various civil immigration litigation cases.
Attorney Hackley is a founding board member of the Broward Professional Alliance, which is a South Florida think tank, and is also a founding board member of the Weston Business Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the Tower Forum, the Brazilian Business Group and the British American Chamber of Commerce. Attorney Hackley also created a Filipino outreach program and created the Helping Children Heal Project. She recently participated in the South Florida Human Trafficking Task Force conducted by United States Immigration, Customs and Enforcement.