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Overview

Erica focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

Her experience includes commercial disputes, class actions, breaches of contract and warranty, ERISA, professional liability, state consumer fraud, insurance coverage, bad faith, commercial general liability and product liability matters. She has been involved in all phases of litigation, from drafting case-critical pleadings and dispositive motions to trial and appellate practice. She has also coordinated discovery and advised on e-discovery issues. She was a member of a trial team in a complex dispute over insurance coverage for environmental remediation costs that resulted in a multimillion-dollar judgment for the client following a jury trial. She advises major corporations and professional services firms, among other clients.


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Recognition

Education

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law
    • summa cum laude
      • Order of the Coif
      • F. Hodge O’Neal Corporate Law Award
      • Washington University Law Review, Chief Notes Editor
  • Ph.D., Cornell University
    • German Studies
    • Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies
  • Fulbright International Educational Exchange Program, University of Tbingen Tbingen Germany
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University
    • summa cum laude
    • German Literature and Philosophy
      • Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar

Languages

  • German, fluent