Chief Operating Partner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Barbaros Karaahmet joined Herrick, Feinstein in 1995 and became Chief Operating Partner in 2011. He also serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Turkish Practice Group and is the liaison partner for the Republic of Turkey's largest real estate development project outside of Turkey, the Turkevi Center in New York. Barbaros serves on the boards of World Link for Law and the Turkish Philanthropy Fund. Diversity initiatives at Herrick include a women's committee, a cultural heritage speaker series, and an LGBT affinity group. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Barbaros created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Barbaros's pledge here

Joined LCLD 2020 

Highlight of LCLD Participation 


Fellows Program 
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Kamilla Rodrigues; 2020: Shivani Poddar

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Jalise Burt

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2021, 2020, 2019

Member: Barbaros Karaahmet 

Diversity Professional: Heather LemarierShivani Poddar, Morgan Dufault