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Erica is a litigator with experience in complex commercial disputes, international arbitration, mediation, and internal investigations.
Erica has represented clients in contract, securities, licensing, fiduciary duty, and white-collar matters in both trial and appellate courts. She has extensive experience in commercial and investment treaty arbitration, having worked on matters administered by the ICC, AAA/ICDR, ICSID, and LCIA. Between 2012 and 2013, Erica practiced in the UAE, where she gained practical insight into civil law systems and cross-border legal issues. She has represented clients across an array of industries, including pharmaceuticals, energy, engineering, financial services, and real estate.
Erica’s public interest practice has included the representation of an incarcerated individual in a federal appeal involving the denial of due process rights. She has also represented domestic abuse survivors in family court matters.
Before joining Selendy & Gay, Erica conducted research at the Columbia University Business School’s Center for Decision Sciences, with a focus on examining how groups make decisions under conditions of threat and scarcity. She leverages this behavioral science training to optimize outcomes for clients engaged in conflict.
Erica earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor of the New York University Law Review and won the Albert Podell Prize for Best Brief Writer in the Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition. She also served as President of the Student Bar Association and was awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for outstanding contributions to the School of Law.
New York University School of Law
Articles Editor, New York University Law Review
Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition: Albert Podell Prize for Best Brief Writer
Teaching Assistant, Professor Samuel J. Rascoff
New York University
(B.A., cum laude, Middle Eastern Studies, 2008)
Phi Beta Kappa
K&L Gates LLP
Disregarding the Corporate Form: Why Judges, Not Juries, Should Decide the Quiddits and Quillets of Veil Piercing, 13 N.Y.U. J. Law & Business 95 (2016) (co-authored with Brian D. Koosed and Anthony P. Badaracco)
State Bar of New York
United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit
United States District Court: Southern District of New York