Erika’s practice encompasses commercial litigation, class actions and regulatory compliance.
Erika regularly advises airlines and other entities on various commercial matters, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating lease, charter, ground handling, aviation maintenance, and consultancy agreements. She has represented airlines, manufacturers and insurers in commercial litigation, class action litigation, and litigation arising under international treaties in both federal and state court. Erika also counsels clients on issues involving aviation regulatory and unmanned aircraft system (UAS) compliance and has represented pilots and airlines in investigations and government enforcement proceedings. In 2017, Erika was honorably selected as a New York Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in the field of Aviation and Aerospace.
During law school, Erika was awarded the Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship of the New York State Bar Association. She was also a law clerk for the Securities Arbitration Clinic and a member of the New York Litigator law journal. Prior to joining Condon & Forsyth, Erika was an intern in the Arbitration/Mediation and Enforcement divisions at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, where she gained experience in government investigations and dispute resolution in the financial industry.
Erika is a co-chair of the Associates Committee of the Coalition of Women’s Initiative in Law and is also a member of the American Bar Association.
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Published Works and Presentations
“Your 2016 Update on Drone Regulation and Litigation,” ABA Section of Litigation (October 31, 2016) (available at http://www.americanbar.org/publications/litigation-committees/mass-torts/practice/2016/your-2016-update-on-drone-regulation-litigation.html).
Panelist, Recent Developments in Aviation Law, ABA Aviation Litigation Seminar, New York (June 2016).
“Expansion of Preemption and Congress’s Intent to Occupy Entire Field of Air Safety,” ABA Section of Litigation (February 24, 2016) (available at https://apps.americanbar.org/litigation/committees/masstorts/practice.html).
“Reliability at the Gate to Allow Expert Testimony or Not.” The Brief. (Spring 2014).
Panelist, Recent Developments in Aviation Law, American Bar Association Aviation Litigation Seminar, New York, June 2013.
Recent Developments in Aviation Law, American Bar Association Litigation Seminar, 2013.
“Daubert Reaches the Age of Majority: Assessing the Reliability of Expert Testimony in the Twenty-First Century,” IATSBA Conference, December 2012.
Challenging Expert Testimony, American Bar Association, October 2012.