Erickson Immigration Group (“EIG”), a leading business immigration law firm, is delighted to announce that Alejandra Zapatero, Shareholder and Partner, has been named a Lawyer of Distinction.
The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest-growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, disciplinary history, professional activities, honors, and awards.
Alejandra leads EIG’s San Francisco office and is an equal Shareholder and Partner of EIG — a 50% minority-female-owned law firm and a Best Law Firm for Women & Diversity (Seramount).
Zapatero has been practicing immigration law for 10+ years in Virginia, Washington DC, and California, where she is a trusted corporate immigration expert in US and global matters for startups to Fortune 500 companies, supporting foreign workers seeking temporary and permanent employment in the U.S. Alejandra advises employers on establishing and refining immigration programs, including strategies for hiring, compliance, and complex immigration matters resulting from corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, and reductions-in-force.
“I’m very proud to receive this recognition and to be named a Lawyer of Distinction. As a first-generation American and partner in a business immigration law firm, it is my great honor to lead a team supporting the professional journeys of talented individuals worldwide,” said Alejandra Zapatero.
In addition to the esteemed recognition by the Lawyers of Distinction, Alejandra has been named to the Virginia Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law Class of 2022 and voted by her industry peers as one of the Global Mobility Top 100 Most Admired Service Providers of 2021. She is an industry leader, sharing her expertise as a Board Member of the Bay Area Mobility Management and the Northern California British-American Business Council, and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Association of Women Lawyers, Worldwide ERC, Society for Human Resources Management, and the Hispanic Bar Association.