Erica Rutner


Erica Rutner
Erica W. Rutner is an associate in the firm's Litigation Department in Miami and is a member of the firm's Complex Commercial Litigation practice group.

Ms. Rutner has significant litigation experience in the defense of class actions, multidistrict litigations and class arbitrations. She has handled a wide variety of high-stakes commercial disputes, including litigations involving complex financial instruments and deal structures, bankruptcy, business torts, fraud, patents, health insurance, and products liability. Ms. Rutner is a part of a team of Weil attorneys that regularly represents Fortune 500 and other large companies – including Lehman Brothers, PDL Biopharma, Procter & Gamble, and UnitedHealth Group.

Ms. Rutner is actively involved in the firm's pro bono initiatives and in the local community. Most recently, she was involved with the team of Weil attorneys that was nationally recognized for the representation of members of the Humane Society of the United States in a national class action litigation challenging the sales of puppies from "puppy mills."

Ms. Rutner is a member of the American Bar Association, the Florida Bar, and the Dade County Bar Association. She obtained a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated in 2009, summa cum laude, was an active member of the University of Miami Law Review, and was inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif upon graduation. Prior to law school, Ms. Rutner attended Barnard College, where she received a B.A., summa cum laude, in 2006, and served as the advertising manager of the school newspaper.

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