Erika Northington

Erika Northington

Registered Lobbyist, Government Relations Expert, Three State Barred Attorney

Washington
District of Columbia
Licensed in
DC
Florida A&M University College of Law
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About
Erika graduated from Florida A&M University College of Law and also has a bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Georgia. Erika is barred in the District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Erika is a federal and state government relations expert and has in the Executive branch, Legislative branch, and as a federal lobbyist for a Fortune 100 company. She lives in Washington, DC and will represent clients throughout the country.
5
Years
experience
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5.0
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Erika helped me in understanding the best ways to contact Congressional offices. I own a lobbying firm and had a series of clients that would be visiting D.C. to advocate for appropriations requests. Erika assisted us in prepping for the meetings, scheduling meetings, and the best way to communicate our message."

Assistance in navigating Capitol Hill
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Erika assisted me by drafting an Assignment Agreement for a wholesale real estate transaction. Due to the complexities of assisgment contracts, I was happy to have her contract drafting expertise. I have closed multiple successful transactions using her contract with no issue."

Contract drafting and review
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

McDonald’s

Diversity & Inclusion Federal Lead - Manager

Feb 2019 - Dec 2019

Develop measurable strategies to positively blend communications, policy and social consciousness to encourage positive brand reputation by connecting the brand to opportunities that would support minorities through public policy and internal company policies.
Significantly increased McDonald’s Corporation’s connection to U.S. Congress affinity caucuses and Congressional Members

Feb 2019 - Dec 2019

United States House of Representatives

Director of Policy

Feb 2015 - Feb 2019

Established legislative positions and strategies to advance the policy goals for Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.
Office policy expert in the following portfolio: Agriculture, Diversity, Energy, Environment, Immigration, Infrastructure, Judiciary, Small Business, Transportation.

Feb 2015 - Feb 2019

United States Food and Drug Adminstration

Regulatory and Compliance Counsel

Oct 2014 - Feb 2015

Drafted and critically reviewed policies and program proposals and decisions on tobacco product regulation and compliance and enforcement activities.
Supervised field agents and assured compliance with FDA regulations on retail tobacco sales.
Created an over 1,000 entry policy database, which is used by the FDA Division of State Programs-Inspection Coordination Branch, to promote consistency

Oct 2014 - Feb 2015

USiLaw- Comprehensive Global Immigration Law Firm

Consulting Business Immigration Attorney

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014

Successfully drafted and submitted over 200 H-1B visa petitions for a Fortune 500 Company
Trained attorneys on I-129 forms, G-28 forms, LCAs, and effective support letters

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014

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