Contact Info:

David Hirson & Partners, LLP
1122 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

edominguez@hirsonimmigration.com

Direct: +1 949 383-5568
Fax: +1 949 383-5368

Eric Dominguez

ATTORNEY

Eric leads the firm’s non-EB-5 practice area where his team focuses on immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for families, small, mid-size, and large multi-national clients in industries including entertainment, fashion, real estate, technology, and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining David Hirson & Partners, Eric gained considerable experience with employment and family-based immigration matters with a large business immigration firm.

Representative Experience:

  • Assisted numerous research scientists with obtaining visas classifications as outstanding researchers based on demonstrated international expertise and prominence in their fields\
  • Secured an extraordinary ability green card for a Character Technical Director who develops and creates characters for animated feature films
  • Obtained National Interest Waiver for music educators promoting music programs in underserved areas
  • Assisted a group of entertainers with obtaining a nonimmigrant visa as an internationally recognized entertainment group for the purposes of performing in the United States

Professional Accomplishments:

Memberships

  • President, Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County (2017)
  • Chair, Orange County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section (2015)
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Consular Liaison, AILA – Southern California Chapter (2016)
  • Appointments Committee, Orange County Bar Association
  • Congressional Liaison, AILA – Southern California Chapter (2015-present)

Publications and Lectures

  • Featured/quoted in: Associated Press, Daily Journal, Orange County Register, Orange County Business Journal, Excélsior, Orange County Lawyer, La Opinión
  • Co-Author, “Appendix A17 – Immigration Law”, In-House Counsel’s Handbook, 5th ed.
  • Panel Presenter, Immigration Awareness Week Immigration Forum, University of California, Irvine, April 27, 2015
  • Speaker, “Business Immigration Law: Representing Corporate Clients and High-Skilled Workers.” Lecture, Western State College of Law, Fullerton, CA, February 5, 2015.
  • Panel Presenter, “L-1 Visas: Current State of Adjudications and Best Practices.” Panel presentation, Orange County Bar Association Immigration Law Section, October 7, 2014.
  • Panel Presenter, “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.” Panel presentation, League of United Latin American Citizens, September 15, 2012.
  • Presenter, “DACA Issues for Employers and Career Center Staff.” Lecture, University of California, Riverside, September 11, 2012.

Awards

  • Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2015-2017

Court Admissions

  • California Superior Court
  • California Central District Court

Education

  • Chapman University School of Law, J.D.
  • Chapman University, B.A.

Pro bono:

Eric regularly volunteers for various immigration law events with the Public Law Center, KIND, and Saddleback Church’s legal services project. He also represented detained families at the Artesia Detention Facility in Artesia, New Mexico as part of the AILA Artesia Pro Bono Project.