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Firm Welcomes New Associate

Posted on: February 01, 2011

Associate Erika N. L. Harold recently joined Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. She will serve clients in the firm’s Litigation, Religious and Not-for-Profit, and Automotive Franchise practices.

 

Ms. Harold previously practiced at Sidley Austin LLP, representing clients in complex commercial litigation matters, including civil RICO cases, class action, fraud, breach of contract disputes and appellate proceedings.

 

“A Sidley partner spoke very highly of Burke Warren, and the firm has proved to be a wonderful fit,” says Ms. Harold.

 

She received her law degree from Harvard Law School in 2007, where won a Boykin C. Wright Memorial Award for her appellate advocacy and won Best Brief in the Harvard Ames Moot Court semi-final and final rounds of competition.  She attended the University of Illinois in her hometown of Champaign-Urbana, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science, and was both a Chancellor’s Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa.

 

Ms. Harold has also been active in pro bono efforts including death row post-conviction proceedings and teaching Chicago Public School students about the U.S. legal system as part of the Lawyers in the Classroom program.  Additionally, Ms. Harold promotes bullying prevention efforts throughout the country (see “Bullying” pg. 1) and was named one of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids’ “Champions for Children.”

 

Ms. Harold can be reached at 312/840-7052 and eharold@burkelaw.com.