Erika represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex trial and appellate litigation, with a focus on high-stakes commercial disputes and class actions across industries. 

Erika joined the firm after practicing civil rights and liberties litigation with the ACLU. Prior to this position, Erika worked as an immigration attorney for The Bronx Defenders. Erika also clerked for the Hon. Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

At Yale Law School, Erika was a member of the Workers and Immigrants’ Rights Advocacy Clinic and the Criminal Justice Clinic. She defended clients before federal agencies, federal and state trial-level courts, and in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She was also a founding member of the Asylum Seeker’s Advocacy Project where she coordinated representation for families detained in immigration detention. 

Prior to law school, Erika taught primary school in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Yale Law School, J.D.; Editor, Yale Law & Policy Review; President, Project for Law and Education
  • Brown University, B.A., magna cum laude, International Relations, Hispanic Studies; Fitcher Prize

Bars

  • California
  • New York

  • Hon. Thomas L. Ambro, U.S. Court of Appeals: Third Circuit