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Erica is a member of Reed Smith’s Records & E-Discovery Group and has been involved in a variety of e-discovery and records management matters. She represents a broad range of clients in the area of general civil litigation, with particular emphasis on general commercial litigation and insurance coverage. Erica has vast experience in all aspects of discovery and trial preparation, and she has handled various arguments, hearings, arbitrations, non-jury and jury trials.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1996, J.D., magna cum laude, Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • American University, 1993, B.A., International Studies

  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia (inactive status)

  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit

  • American Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

  • Honorable Eugene B. Strassburger, III, Court of Common Pleas - Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Civic and Charitable Affiliations

  • Shady Side Academy Alumni Council
  • Shady Side Academy Parents’ Association Executive Board