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Erica C. Gibbons


Phone: (713) 333-8816

Fax: (713) 337-8850

Email: erica.gibbons@mhllp.com

Office Location: Houston

Erica Gibbons is an associate in the firm’s Houston office. Erica’s practice focuses on complex litigation, representing managed care companies, as well as energy and financial services sector clients. Erica has experience working on federal court and arbitration matters, including overseeing large scale discovery projects, drafting dispositive motions, and assisting trial and appellate teams.

Erica practiced at Hunton Andrews Kurth prior to joining McDowell Hetherington. While there, Erica represented insurers and third-party administrators in lawsuits involving medical benefits, ERISA claims, and contractual disputes. Erica also spent significant time litigating several toxic-tort matters.

During law school, Erica was an active member of the school’s moot court team, serving on the executive board and competing in multiple moot court tournaments. Erica was also a teaching assistant for the appellate writing and litigation lab classes. Erica received the CALI award for the highest grade earned in her class for the Litigation Strategies course. Prior to law school, Erica worked as a paralegal for a litigation firm in Chicago and participated in multiple state court trials and final arbitrations.

Outside of the office, Erica loves outdoor activities. She enjoys taking walks with her dog Oliver, creating floral arrangements, traveling, and trying new restaurants. Erica also sits on the board of directors for the Houston Young Lawyers Association.


  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas


  • DePaul University, College of Law, J.D., Order of the Barristers, 2018
  • DePaul University, Paralegal Certificate, 2014
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Psychology, 2011