Erika Vasquez is an attorney at Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP and focuses her practice on representing plaintiffs in childhood sex abuse cases. As a member of the firm’s mass tort team, Ms. Vasquez works directly with clients who are victims and survivors of abuse by members of the clergy as well as those abused by Boy Scouts of America leaders and others.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Vasquez worked for 12 years with the victims of many of California’s devastating wildfires caused by utility companies including the 2021 Dixie Fire, the 2020 wildfires on the border of California and Oregon, the 2019 Kincade fire, the 2018 Camp fire, the 2017 Northern California fires as well as the 2017 Thomas fire in Southern California, the 2015 Butte fire, the 2013 Powerhouse fire, and the 2007 San Diego fire. Her practice in wildfires focused primarily on the victims’ damages, including the many economic losses they’d suffered, as well as the emotional devastation caused by the loss of life, home, possessions, and security.
Ms. Vasquez is a member of the State Bar of California and an active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. She received her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law and graduated with honors from Florida State University.
Dedicated to the issue of foster care in America, Ms. Vasquez adopted three children from foster care and resides with her family and two dogs in San Diego, California.