Erich C. Straub is an attorney concentrating in family and employment immigration and deportation defense. For the last five years, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in the area of immigration law. He was also recognized in Super Lawyers in 2009. He currently serves as a faculty member for the American Immigration Council's Litigation Institute. From 2007-2009, was chairperson of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
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 courts. 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.”