Eric Ledbetter Appointed to National DOL Liaison Committee by the American Immigration Lawyers Association05/29/14
CHICAGO, ILL. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Eric D. Ledbetter, an attorney in the firm’s Chicago office, has been appointed to The National Department of Labor Liaison Committee by the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Ledbetter is a member of the firm’s Immigration Practice Group. His practice specializes in complex business immigration matters for prominent individuals and the employees of corporate clients. He represents investors, doctors, scientists, researchers, engineers, business executives, entertainers and high-tech workers. Ledbetter has broad experience with H, L, O, TN, B, E and other types of non-immigrant visa status as well as Conrad 30, No Objection and Interested Government Agency J-1 waivers, and permanent residency based on PERM labor certification, EB-1 Outstanding Research, Extraordinary Ability and Multinational Management. He also advises companies on a range of workplace issues, including immigration and I-9 compliance, E-Verify best practices and avoidance of discrimination claims based on alienage and citizenship status.
Ledbetter earned his law degree from UCLA School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Indiana University.
About the AILA Department of Labor Liaison Committee
AILA is a national organization of more than 13,500 attorneys. The AILA Department of Labor Liaison Committee meets with senior leaders at the U.S. Department of Labor to discuss policy issues and trends. The committee also monitors AILA's Infonet and liaises with practitioners to spot emerging issues, track problems with both PERM and iCERT, and record trends in the adjudication of cases at the Department of Labor.