Maslon is pleased to announce that Erica Holzer, attorney in Maslon's Litigation Group, was recently appointed to serve as a member of the Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure. Erica was appointed to the Committee by the Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and will serve a three-year term. The Committee is comprised of appellate judges, practicing lawyers, law professors, and high-level officials from the judicial branch, and its role is to advise the supreme court on proposed amendments to the appellate rules.
Erica focuses her practice on trial and appellate work in cases involving complex commercial disputes and product liability litigation. In addition to her role on the appellate rules advisory committee, Erica serves on the Governing Council of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Appellate Practice Section and the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society. Erica is also the author of a chapter in the 8th Circuit Appellate Practice Manual and several other publications on appellate procedure and other topics.
Before joining Maslon, Erica served as a law clerk to the Honorable Matthew E. Johnson of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Erica earned her law degree, summa cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law, where she served as the editor-in-chief of the William Mitchell Law Review.