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.
Frank Cruz-Alvarez and Erica E. McCabe, Decision’s Permissive Standing Analysis Tags Ninth Circuit as Favorable Forum for Data-Related Suits, The Legal Pulse (Washington Legal Foundation), March 16, 2018.
Frank Cruz-Alvarez and Erica E. McCabe, On Issue of First Impression, Fifth Circuit Applies CAFA in Mass-Tort Cases to Deny Remand, The Legal Pulse (Washington Legal Foundation), January 25, 2018.
Erica E. McCabe, Not Like the Others: Applying the Fair Labor Standards Act to the Sharing Economy, 65 U. Kan. L. Rev. 145 (2016).