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Erika Contreras

Erika Contreras is a personal injury attorney at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP and focuses her practice on mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigation as well as on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and motor carrier liability.

Prior to joining the firm in 2011, Ms. Contreras was an attorney for the AV rated firm of Kussman & Whitehill where she represented plaintiffs in cases relating to catastrophic personal injury, product liability and medical malpractice. She has litigated cases involving defectively designed and manufactured tires and was involved in the Bridgestone/Firestone and Continental Tire Judicial Council Coordinated Proceedings where she helped injured Plaintiffs recover millions of dollars.

Ms. Contreras is admitted to practice law in California and Nevada and is fluent in Spanish and French. She has been recognized among the Top Women Attorneys in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine and has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list since 2015 — which recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state. She is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Mexican American Bar Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers and Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and has appeared on Univisión Primera Edición “Conozca sus Derechos.”

Ms. Contreras attended and received her J.D. from Loyola Law School and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in English from UCLA with a minor in French.