Erica focuses her practice on franchising, corporate law, real estate transactions, and nonprofit organizations.
Erica received her J.D. from Texas A&M University School of Law where she graduated with honors. Prior to law school, she received her M.A. in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management from Southern Methodist University and her B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Texas.
Before law school, Erica worked with nonprofit organizations. She directed the America Reads program at the University of North Texas, interned with Mosaic Family Services, and managed the volunteer program and food pantry for Metrocrest Services. Through these roles, she gained specialized knowledge of the management and needs of nonprofit organizations.
During law school, Erica interned with Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Through her internships, she worked on civil litigation, real estate, and probate and estate issues. While in law school, she also served on the Texas A&M Journal of Property Law and participated in the Community Legal Access Clinic.
Post law school, Erica served as staff counsel for a family office where she gained legal experience in corporate law, real estate transactions, estate planning, and nonprofit organizations.
- “Mitigating the Legal Risks for Landlords Under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program,” 5 Tex. A&M J. Prop. L. 701 (2018)
Memberships and Committees:
- International Franchise Association
- American Bar Association
- ABA Forum on Franchising
- State Bar of Texas
- Dallas Bar Association
- Chair of the Franchise and Distribution Law Section
Bar Admissions and Licenses:
- Order of the Coif, Texas A&M University School of Law