Erika is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Erika’s practice concentrates on advising private equity sponsors, private companies and public companies in connection with a variety of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset purchases, divestitures, corporate governance and corporate law matters.



Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023

Hispanic National Bar Association, Top Lawyers Under 40, 2020

Memberships & Affiliations

Board Trustee, Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois

Planning Committee Member, Kirkland & Ellis Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • New York


  • Spanish
  • Portuguese


  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.

    Journal of Law and Public Policy

    CALI Awards Recipient

  • University of Wisconsin-MadisonB.A., Economics & Political Science
    Meyerhoff Excellence Award for Leadership, Service and Scholarship