Mr. Erin Edward VanValkenburg

Mr. Erin Edward VanValkenburg 2018-06-13T00:49:04+00:00

Mr. Erin Edward VanValkenburg

Attorney VanValkenburg is an experienced attorney representing start-up companies, family-owned or closely held businesses, self-employed professionals, established corporations, entrepreneurs, investors, and individuals in the areas of business and commercial law, corporate law, and immigration.  He has successfully advised businesses on work-site immigration compliance issues, day-to-day business needs, and other continuing regulatory obligations.

He has a high approval rate working with renowned researchers, scholars, and business owners on obtaining Alien of Extraordinary Ability, National Interest Waivers, and Multinational Executive based permanent residency.  He has also successfully and efficiently worked on complex motions and appeals before USCIS, BALCA, AAO, Immigration Court, and various circuit and district courts.

Attorney VanValkenburg served as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Judith K. Fitzgerald in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, District of Delaware, and District of the United States Virgin Islands where he worked on unique high profile cases involving bankruptcy law, tax, contracts, financing, securities, labor and employment, product liability, class actions, environmental contamination, corporate governance, etc.  He served as Legal Intern with the Internal Revenue Service and the Low Income Tax Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

He is admitted to practice before Pennsylvania, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Michigan, US Tax Court, and various federal district and circuit courts. He obtained his JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.


  • JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law (Certificate of Advanced Study in International and Comparative Law)

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Washington, D.C
  • Michigan

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award