Erika is an associate attorney with experience in litigation, labor and employment, business and administrative law. She has worked to defend clients in matters ranging from harassment and discrimination to retaliation, breach of contract and wrongful termination to negligence.
She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. While enrolled, she completed clerkships with three commercial litigation firms and a fourth with the Pulaski County Public Defender. She also served as Research Assistant to Dean Emeritus John DiPippa.
Upon graduation, Erika moved to Tokyo, Japan, where she assisted in the legal office at Yokota Air Base. There she participated in commander-directed internal investigations, provided legal assistance to military members and their families, and conducted legal audits of various base-wide policies and procedures.
A proud Midwesterner, Erika received a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is currently admitted to practice in Minnesota and the District of Columbia and is pending admission to the Virginia bar. She is a member of the Military Spouse J.D. Network, the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and the National Association of Women Lawyers. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, traveling, cheering on the Green Bay Packers, and hiking with her dogs.