Biography

Erika Laremont joined Thompson Coe in 2017 as a Senior Attorney, bringing 20+ years of litigation experience to the Professional Liability section. 

As part of the Professional Liability section, Erika represents attorneys, accountants, real estate agents and insurance agents with professional malpractice, breach of contract and DTPA claims.  She also handles cases for the Casualty section, representing trucking companies, commercial businesses, apartment complexes and industrial employers on personal injury claims. With an extensive litigation and appellate background, Erika is able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of her cases and provide her clients with a concise, yet comprehensive evaluation of the case.  Clients can expect nothing less than excellence, dedication and candor from Erika in her desire to represent her clients to the best of her abilities to reach successful outcomes.

Erika graduated summa cum laude from St. Mary’s University with a degree in Political Science. She then moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas School of Law.  Prior to joining Thompson Coe, she worked at Brown McCarroll, LLP and spent 9 years as an Assistant Attorney General with the Attorney General of Texas in the General Litigation Division where she represented state universities, agencies and officials in state and federal courts on various employment and constitutional claims. 

Representative Experience

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of real estate broker in DTPA action;
  • Obtained summary judgment in for commercial facility in premises liability involving subcontractor and worker’s compensation coverage;
  • Obtained summary judgment for home owners association and board members on breach of contract, DTPA, negligence, Texas Water Code, conspiracy and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by home owner;
  • Obtained summary judgment for property management company on breach of contract, DTPA, negligence, Texas Water Code and conspiracy claims brought by home owner

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law  (J.D.)
    • American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects, Scribes Brief Writing Award
  • St. Mary's University
    • Summa Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Professional and Community Activities

  • Texas Bar College, member 2018-present