The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012
Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2012
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2012)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012)
Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey
honors + affiliations
Member, American Bar Association
Member, New York State Bar Association
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First, Third, and Tenth Circuits
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Erica E. Flores is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Flores focuses her practice primarily on employee benefits litigation, representing employers, employee benefit plans and benefit plan fiduciaries in ERISA breach of fiduciary duty, prohibited transaction and other statutory claims brought by plan participants and beneficiaries, including 401(k) excessive fee and imprudent investment claims, and claims for retirement, disability and life insurance benefits. She also represents employers in single-plaintiff and class action discrimination, harassment and retaliation litigation, wage and hour litigation, and non-competition litigation before state and federal courts. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Flores regularly advises clients on a variety of day-to-day employment issues, including decisions regarding adverse employment actions and litigation avoidance.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Flores was an associate in the litigation practice of a prominent international law firm and served as a judicial clerk to former Justice Russell M. Nigro of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Flores earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005, where she was a recipient of the James Wilson Fellowship in Public Governance and a member of the Inn of Court. She also served as a production editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and as a judicial intern to Judge Glynnis D. Hill of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas. She earned her B.S. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2001.Ms. Flores is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey and before the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First, Third, and Tenth Circuits; the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2005, J.D.
- University of Colorado, 2001, B.S.