Erica A. Wolff

Associate

Ms. Wolff is an experienced trial and appellate advocate with expertise in complex commercial dispute, securities litigation, and media litigation matters.  She is a seasoned First Amendment lawyer, and regularly litigates defamation claims on behalf of companies, business leaders, and other high profile members of the community.  She also represents individuals in government and regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Ms. Wolff devotes a substantial amount of time to her pro bono practice and has advocated on behalf of victims of domestic violence, political and religious refugees, and undocumented minors. She earned the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award and Sanctuary for Families’ Above & Beyond Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy. Prior to joining Sher Tremonte, Ms. Wolff worked as an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.

Ms. Wolff received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as the Writing Program Director for the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy. During law school, Ms. Wolff worked as a judicial intern to the Honorable Richard Holwell in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and as a legal extern in the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.

Prior to law school. Ms. Wolff earned a degree in American Studies from Columbia College cum laude. Following graduation, she worked as a paralegal for the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where she assisted in trial preparation and grand jury investigations for the Labor Racketeering Unit.

Ms. Wolff is admitted to practice in New York State, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is an active member of the Federal Bar Council and serves on its First Decades Committee. For the past two years, Ms. Wolff has been selected as one of New York City’s “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers.

Erica A. Wolff

Associate