Erika Lindberg

Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Main street 811
Houston 77002 TX US

Erika J. Lindberg focuses her practice on commercial litigation and maritime law. Having been a former U.S. Coast Guard officer and qualified deck watch officer, her at-sea and shoreside experiences give her a practical understanding of the legal challenges faced by the maritime industry. Erika also provides advice and counsel to employers on best practices for preventing employment claims and avoiding employment-related litigation.

While in law school, Erika was an oralist for the Boston College Jessup International Law Moot Court team and a student attorney at the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau, where she represented low-income clients in family law, landlord-tenant and consumer protection cases.

Experience :

  • Advised waterfront commercial clients and marinas on the Jones Act and Coast Guard regulations regarding the licensing and use of passenger and commercial vessels.
  • Represented a client on a claim for damages to a vessel (a ship) caused when a load of wind tower sections broke loose in heavy weather.
  • Assisting in the representation of a top-five national lending and servicing institution in the defense of mortgage foreclosure lawsuits, managed the case dockets and drafted motions for filing in federal and state courts.
  • Working with an international nonprofit charitable organization, created internal contract review policies and guidelines to streamline and provide uniformity for a client’s internal contract review process and provided organization-wide training to implement the new procedures and guidelines.
  • Assisted in the representation of a community-based health care network in employment litigation matters, including the defense of hostile work environment, discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation claims.

Memberships :

  • American Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States: Associate Member
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Organization

Education :

  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 2008, cum laude
  • B.S., United States Coast Guard Academy, 2001

Admissions :

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas


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