Erika earned her B.A. from Middlebury College, graduating magna cum laude with a double major in Political Science and Environmental Studies (high honors in Environmental Studies).
Following graduation, Erika worked as a litigation legal assistant for Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York City. She assisted with a broad range of commercial litigation matters for clients ranging from major American airlines to multinational professional services firms.
Erika received her law degree from Lewis & Clark law school, graduating with a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. During law school, Erika was on the Lewis & Clark Law Review editorial board, competed in Moot Court and received the Pro Bono Honors Award in recognition of her commitment to public interest volunteer work.
Prior to joining Cole | Wathen | Leid | Hall P.C. Erika represented plaintiffs in personal injury and civil rights matters at each stage of litigation, including discovery depositions, hearings, settlement negotiations, arbitration and trial.
Erika is admitted to practice in Washington State.