Erik Anderson directs his firm's Immigrant Visa Practice, overseeing the development of case strategies to address the recruitment and transfer of human resources in the United States and overseas. In this role he manages the visa and work permit needs of international professionals, managers, and executives. He also supervises the firm staff members who handle "green card" cases for employers across the country, particularly in the Information Technology, Biotech, Insurance, Healthcare, Food and Beverage, Media, and Entertainment industries. These include labor certifications, immigrant petitions, adjustment of status, and consular processing. Erik also directs the firm's individual and family-based immigration practice areas.
Prior to entering private practice, Erik was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Board of Alien Labor Certification at the U.S. Department of Labor, and today he routinely handles matters before that agency, as well as United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of State, and nearly every state workforce agency in the United States.
Erik also frequently lectures to employers and employees on issues relating to labor certification and is an experienced consultant to government contractors. Erik also regularly assists his clients in the preparation of contract bids for the provision of immigration-related services to agencies of the Federal Government.
Erik is also a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain, holding a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential.