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Erica Fauser( Associate )

2 Houston Center
909 Fannin St., Ste 2630
Houston, Texas 77010

Erica Fauser joined Burford Perry in 2021 after practicing complex civil litigation for several years. She continues to focus her practice on trial work, including business litigation and oil, gas, and energy litigation. Erica has also worked with clients in cases involving insurance defense, labor & employment, mass torts, antitrust, products liability, real estate, probate, family law, corporate immigration, and business transactions.

Licensed to practice law in both Texas and Illinois as well as multiple federal courts, her complex litigation experience has included managing over 300 property and casualty insurance claims arising out of a natural disaster, managing a product liability docket of over 1,700 cases, and managing a large real estate litigation docket of landlord tenant disputes in the fourth largest city in the country.

Erica graduated from University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science in 2012, magna cum laude. She received the Arete Award from the Honors College for scholarship, leadership, and service. She earned her law degree from University of Illinois College of Law in 2016, cum laude.  During law school, Erica served as a Competitor and Editor-in-Chief of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court International Competition Team and the National Moot Court Competition Team.

She is a member of the Houston Bar Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Association of Women Attorneys Houston, Willem C. Vis Moot Court Alumni Association, The Downtown Group, and the State Bar of Texas.

Employment History

  • November 2021 to present
    Burford Perry LLP
    Associate Attorney
  • February 2019 to September 2021
    McDowell Hetherington LLP
    Associate Attorney
  • September 2017 to February 2019
    Johnson Law Group
    Attorney
  • January 2017 to June 2017
    Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
    Law Clerk
  • July 2015 to August 2015
    Sedgwick LLP
    Summer Associate

Education

University of Illinois College of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2016

  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court, Competitor and Editor-in-Chief
  • The Frederick Douglass & Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, Competitor and Editor
  • Black Law Students’ Association, President
  • International Law Society, President

University of Houston, Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, magna cum laude and University Honors, 2012

  • Graduated in the top 15%
  • Arete Award
  • Honors Ambassadors, Vice President
  • Model Arab League, Chair and Accredited Delegate
  • Phronesis Fellows Society
  • Honors Student Governing Board, Treasurer

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2017
  • Illinois, 2018
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Willem C. Vis Moot Court Alumni Association
  • The Downtown Group (Houston)
  • Association of Women Attorneys Houston

Publications

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Elementary Arabic (Egyptian Dialect)

PARTNERS

Robert R. Burford

Partner

After working as a public accountant for two Big Eight accounting firms, Robert Burford graduated from the University of Houston Law School in 1986 with honors. He was a member of the Houston Law Review, Order of the Coif, and …

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Brent Perry

Brent C. Perry

Partner

Brent Perry has distinguished himself as a skilled commercial litigator over his 30-year career in a wide range of business litigation and appellate maters. In this time, he has used his wealth of experience to help clients resolve complex issues …

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Matt Parks

Matt Parks

Partner

Matt Parks is a dedicated trial attorney who focuses on business and commercial litigation across a variety of industries, including oil and gas, energy, and healthcare. He has represented individuals and businesses of all sizes in complex disputes, ranging from …

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Kevin Powers

Partner

With over 15 years of experience in fighting on behalf of clients throughout Texas, Kevin Powers utilizes his years of litigation experience to seek out compensation in cases involving business, real estate, and construction litigation matters. Joining the prestigious boutique …

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ASSOCIATES

Erica Fauser

Associate

Erica Fauser joined Burford Perry in 2021 after practicing complex civil litigation for several years. She continues to focus her practice on trial work, including business litigation and oil, gas, and energy litigation. Erica has also worked with clients in …

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Zachary Carlson

Associate

Zachary Carlson joined Burford Perry in mid-2019 after clerking for two justices on Texas’ First Court of Appeals in Houston. Zachary graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School in May 2017. While in law school, Zachary served …

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Clyde James (“Jay”) Jackson III

Of Counsel

Jay Jackson joined Burford Perry, LLP in March 2019. He brings over three decades of wide-ranging trial experience and has the knowledge to help clients with virtually any type of personal injury or commercial litigation case. Clients have come to …

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