The Up and Comers: Erica Rutner
Meet Erica Rutner of Lash & Goldberg LLP, an honoree in the law (Miami-Dade) category of the 2020 Up and Comer Awards
SFBW’s Up & Comer Awards honors young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to their community and demonstrated leadership. To learn more about this year’s event, taking place Oct. 14, click here.
Rutner is a partner in Lash & Goldberg LLP’s Fort Lauderdale office where she represents clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters. Her practice focuses on the defense of consumer class actions and multi-district litigations, and she has successfully represented numerous public and private organizations facing high-stakes class actions brought under the Class Action Fairness Act. Her experience includes consumer protection and privacy claims, products liability, health care, and mass torts. Familiar with federal class action jurisprudence, Rutner works with clients to develop short-term and long-term strategies for minimizing class action exposure.
Rutner has published extensively on a variety of class action issues national publications. She was honored by the Daily Business Review as a lawyer “On the Rise,” which recognizes attorneys for wielding influence and showing expertise in their practice areas. She was also honored by Florida Trend as a Legal Elite Up and Comer and by the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Up and Comer.