About George Ernst
George Ernst is an EB-5 immigration attorney. He is currently practicing at Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Ernst’s practice encompasses immigration law, labor law and employment law, with a primary focus on business-based immigration matters such as EB-5 investment green cards, employment green cards, national interest waivers, E-2 treaty visas and H-1B temporary work visas. Ernst’s client base includes both foreign nationals and U.S.-based businesses. He has experience assisting with forms throughout the EB-5 immigrant investor visa application process, and in helping regional centers to receive USCIS designation.
Prior to his work at Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, Ernst worked as an attorney at the Roberts Law Firm and Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard. Before that, he served as the managing partner of Ernst & Riley Law Group, LLC, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he represented clients from Europe and Asia. He is currently a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has been a member of the International Trademark Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Ernst often writes on immigration-related issues. He has state bar admissions in Arkansas and Pennsylvania, and is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for Eastern and Western Arkansas.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh. He also studied at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, where he received his LL.M in European Union and German law.
Ernst speaks English and German.