Erika Whyte's practice focuses on representing corporate clients in complex civil litigation and government investigations. For nearly 10 years, she has advised companies in a range of matters, including federal government and state attorneys general investigations, commercial disputes, legal malpractice defense, and defense of actions brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). She has experience in all aspects of litigation, including developing and implementing litigation strategies, managing e-discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting and arguing motions, and participating in trials.
Erika also devotes time to pro bono matters and served as first chair in a successful final hearing that resulted in a grant of asylum to a Guatemalan family fleeing gang persecution. She also has served as a pro bono lawyer for teenage girls involved in dependency cases in Miami-Dade Circuit Court's Juvenile Division.
Erika is actively involved in Firm recruiting and serves as the summer associate assignment coordinator for the Miami Office.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2016, Erika practiced for five years at a Miami litigation boutique where she represented and advised clients in complex commercial litigation matters.
- University of Miami (J.D. magna cum laude 2011; Bachelor of Business Administration 2008)
- Florida; U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit