Erica Burgos is a litigation associate, whose practice is focused on civil litigation matters in both state and federal court. Erica represents clients in a wide range of commercial disputes as well as undertaking civil rights cases involving wrongful death, malicious prosecutions, instances of excessive force and defamation.
During law school, Erica was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and served as an editor of the Seventh Circuit Review. She also served as a Legal Writing teaching assistant for first-year law students and earned numerous CALI Excellence for the Future awards including Personal Income Tax and Commercial Real Estate Transactions.
Prior to joining Kulis Law, Erica was a transactional attorney at a middle market firm in Chicago representing corporate and commercial real estate clients, where she gained significant experience negotiating and drafting corporate documents. This experience translates into a thorough understanding of business law, providing her with a unique ability to assist in business disputes.
As a native Chicagoan, Erica is driven by her desire to see this city thrive. Because of this, she is committed to fighting for the rights of individuals in her community, ensuring that all people feel protected under the law.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Rights
- Commercial Litigation
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL, 2018
- Juris Doctorate
- Cum Laude
- DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2010
- Bachelor of Arts in Communications
- Cum Laude
- Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, Chicago, IL, 2006
- State of Illinois, 2018
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2019
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
- Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
- MMRF Young Professionals Board