Lecturer in Law
Erika R. Caesar is a litigator in the Delaware office of Ballard Spahr LLP. Ms. Caesar's practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial litigation matters. She has represented individuals and business entities in a wide range of complex federal and state cases, including matters relating to shareholder and corporate governance, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference with business relations, patent infringement, and trade secret misappropriation.
Ms. Caesar also serves on the Federal Civil Rights Panel for the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and has served as a volunteer attorney for Delaware Volunteer Legal Services. In these capacities, Ms. Caesar has represented clients in federal civil rights lawsuits, immigration proceedings, and petitions for protection from abuse orders.
In 2012, Governor Jack Markell appointed Ms. Caesar to the Delaware Human Relations Commission, which is tasked with administering Delaware's Equal Accommodations and Fair Housing laws and otherwise promoting amicable relations among Delaware's cultural groups. In addition, Ms. Caesar serves on the Board of Advisors for Widener University's Legal Education Institute.
Ms. Caesar graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2008, where she was a member of the Barristers' Council Trial Advocacy Division. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Afro- and African-American Studies from Washington University in St. Louis in 2005.