Erica’s practice is focused on complex product liability litigation with an emphasis on Engle-progeny matters. Helping to coordinate the defense of more than 4,000 plaintiffs’ smoking-and-health claims, Erica participates in multiple phases of the Florida-based litigation, including drafting motions, researching legal issues and preparing depositions.

During law school, Erica served as a judicial extern to The Hon. Julie A. Robinson, Chief District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and was a volunteer with the Douglas County (Kansas) Legal Aid Clinic where she assisted clients with both civil and criminal issues.  

Before becoming an attorney, Erica served as a Teach For America Corps member and was a  secondary special education instructor at the African-Centered College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri. She also created and coached a debate program for the school, and for her accomplishments was named DEBATE-Kansas City’s Newcomer of the Year. 


Publications

Erica E. McCabe, Not Like the Others: Applying the Fair Labor Standards Act to the Sharing Economy, 65 U. Kan. L. Rev. 145 (2016).