Erich C. Straub
Erich C. Straub is an attorney concentrating in family and business immigration as well as deportation defense. He has been licensed since 1994. In the area of immigration law, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2006 and in Super Lawyers since 2009. He was chairperson of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served on the AILA Board of Governors from 2007 to 2009.
Prior to focusing his practice on immigration, Mr. Straub was a criminal defense attorney for almost a decade. During that time, he successfully defended hundreds of cases in state and federal court. Because of this prior experience, he has a unique combination of experience in criminal and immigration law. He is recognized by many of Wisconsin’s best criminal defense attorneys as the foremost expert in the state on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.
Mr. Straub has spoken to audiences throughout the U.S. and has appeared on local radio and television on the topic of immigration. He has worked to improve laws that affect immigrants on both the state and federal level and has traveled to Madison, Wisconsin and Washington DC to meet with elected officials regarding immigration issues. In 2008, the Milwaukee Business Journal described him as a “national leader on the federal immigration issue.”