Erika Rasch specializes in commercial litigation and trial work, representing diverse clients in their most sensitive and complex matters. She focuses on developing case strategies and achieving outcomes that serve both her clients’ litigation and business goals. Her broad range of complex litigation experience includes class actions and shareholder derivative actions, securities, antitrust, employee benefits, trade secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement.
Successfully represented a global leader in the development of innovative pharmaceutical and medical device products in a three-week trial involving misappropriation of trade secrets
Obtained dismissal of multiple shareholder derivative suits challenging a publicly-traded Delaware corporation’s executive compensation practices
Represented a financial services company in an employee benefits class action challenging the actions of its fiduciary committee in connection with its 401(k) plan
Represented a drug manufacturer in a federal securities class action lawsuit regarding a product recall
Represented a public healthcare company and its board of directors in litigation alleging breach of fiduciary duties under Delaware law in connection with the company’s acquisition
U.S. District Court, Central and Eastern Districts of California, District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Yale Law School, J.D.
Cal State University – Long Beach, B.A. English Literature: summa cum laude
Honorable Alvin W. Thompson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut