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 2018 and the five 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

American Bar Foundation, Fellow

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

Insurance coverage litigation for a government contractor regarding losses resulting from Hurricane Katrina
The firm represented a government contractor in litigation, successfully settled, regarding coverage for catastrophic property damage and business more
Insurance coverage litigation for major flavoring manufacturer to recover cyclone losses
Lead counsel for flavoring manufacturer in litigation seeking coverage for property damage, business interruption, and extra expense losses resulting more
Insurance litigation for world's leading cruise operator
Lead counsel for world's leading cruise operator regarding catastrophic hurricane losses. more
Insurance litigation for one of the largest traders of U.S. Treasuries regarding losses from domestic terrorist attacks
Lead counsel for one of the largest traders of U.S. Treasuries regarding their property loss, business interruption, extra expense and other 9/11 more