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Erica Rutner

Senior Associate

Erica Rutner is a senior associate in Lash & Goldberg LLP’s Miami office.  Prior to joining the Firm, Erica practiced in the Miami Office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. 

Erica represents clients in a variety of high-stakes commercial litigation matters.  She has handled litigations involving complex financial instruments and deal structures, business torts, products liability, health care and bankruptcy.  Erica also has significant experience in the defense of class actions and multidistrict litigations, and she has successfully litigated several high-stakes putative class actions brought under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).  In conjunction with her class action and multidistrict litigation practice, Erica works closely with companies to develop short term and long term strategies for minimizing class action exposure.

Erica is actively involved in the legal community.   She serves as a member of the editorial board of the Florida Bar Journal and as a member of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers Journal.   She has also published articles in a variety of legal journals and reports, with a particular focus on class action jurisprudence.  In addition, Erica has provided pro bono assistance in a wide range of important matters.  Most recently, she assisted in preparing materials for a report on solitary confinement that was published by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture. 

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Erica Rutner

Senior Associate

Education:

  • University of Miami School of Law
    • Juris Doctor
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Barnard College, Columbia University
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Admissions:

  • Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
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Erica Rutner

Senior Associate

Honors/Accreditations:

  • Order of the Coif
  • University of Miami Law Review
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Evidence, Civil Procedure, Elements, Torts
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award: Immigration Law, Financial Accounting for Lawyers
  • Full Academic Scholarship
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Erica Rutner

Senior Associate

Main Bio
Admissions / Education
Honors / Accreditations
Representative Cases
BACK TO OUR TEAM

Erica Rutner

Senior Associate

Erica Rutner is a senior associate in Lash & Goldberg LLP’s Miami office.  Prior to joining the Firm, Erica practiced in the Miami Office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. 

Erica represents clients in a variety of high-stakes commercial litigation matters.  She has handled litigations involving complex financial instruments and deal structures, business torts, products liability, health care and bankruptcy.  Erica also has significant experience in the defense of class actions and multidistrict litigations, and she has successfully litigated several high-stakes putative class actions brought under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).  In conjunction with her class action and multidistrict litigation practice, Erica works closely with companies to develop short term and long term strategies for minimizing class action exposure.

Erica is actively involved in the legal community.   She serves as a member of the editorial board of the Florida Bar Journal and as a member of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers Journal.   She has also published articles in a variety of legal journals and reports, with a particular focus on class action jurisprudence.  In addition, Erica has provided pro bono assistance in a wide range of important matters.  Most recently, she assisted in preparing materials for a report on solitary confinement that was published by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture. 

Admissions:

  • Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education:

  • University of Miami School of Law
    • Juris Doctor
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Barnard College, Columbia University
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Honors/Accreditations:

  • Order of the Coif
  • University of Miami Law Review
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Evidence, Civil Procedure, Elements, Torts
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award: Immigration Law, Financial Accounting for Lawyers
  • Full Academic Scholarship