Erica J. Dominitz


Erica Dominitz focuses her practice on insurance coverage issues. She has experience representing corporate policyholders in insurance coverage matters, both in negotiations with insurance companies and in litigation at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts. Ms. Dominitz has represented corporate policyholders in a wide range of matters, including disputes concerning coverage for property damage and business interruption losses resulting from hurricanes, terrorist attacks, fires, explosions, and other events, and for liability arising from alleged environmental harm, employment practices, and from directors’ and officers’ activities.

Ms. Dominitz is a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee. She is a member of the Washington, D.C. team recognized as a Tier 1 practice in Insurance Recovery in 2011 by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms." Ms. Dominitz is listed in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Insurance: Policyholder. She was also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Insurance Law in 2017 and the four years immediately preceding. Ms. Dominitz has been recognized as a 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Washington, D.C. “Super Lawyer” in the area of Insurance Coverage, a 2016 and 2017 “Top 50 Women Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer”, and a 2016 and 2017 “Top 100 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, Board of Directors (2010-2015)

Employment Practices Liability Insurance Subcommittee of Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of ABA’s Litigation Section, Co-Chair

Climate Change and Natural Disasters Subcommittee of Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Co-Chair

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Committee, Vice Chair

D.C. Bar Nonprofit/Small Business Legal Assistance Subcommittee of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Committee, Chair

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, Strategic Assessment Task Force, Member

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, Strategic Assessment Task Force, Community Economic Development Working Group, Chair

D.C. Bar, Nominations Committee, Member

New York State Bar Association, Member

Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Member

Georgetown University Law Center, American Criminal Law Review, Former Senior Articles and Notes Editor


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (1996)
  • Brandeis University, B.A. (1992)
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Striving to give my clients and my colleagues the highest levels of support, commitment and enthusiasm so we can collectively build and maintain strong relationships, solve problems and create good law.

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Erica J. Dominitz

Experience Highlights

Litigation seeking stop loss reinsurance coverage for health and welfare plan that paid a large benefits claim
Represented a health and welfare plan in litigation regarding stop loss reinsurance coverage for a large benefits claim paid to a plan member. more
AFL-CIO proceedings for various international labor unions
Represented various international labor unions in proceedings before the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations more
Insurance recovery litigation for naval shipbuilding and repairing manufacturer
Successfully represented a naval shipbuilding and repairing manufacturer in a dispute regarding coverage for substantial property damage and business more
Insurance litigation for world's leading cruise operator
Lead counsel for world's leading cruise operator regarding catastrophic hurricane losses. more