Erica Menze

Erica Menze | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonPractice Areas

Business Law, Bankruptcy, Legal Malpractice Litigation, Settlement Negotiations

Erica currently focuses her practice on business transactions and debtor-creditor work. However, Erica has broad experience in many areas of the law from her previous bankruptcy practice and educational background in sports law. In addition, Erica has worked on legal malpractice litigation and settlement negotiations.

Erica attended Marquette University Law School, where she earned her Sports Law Certificate from the National Sports Law Institute and was a member of the Marquette Sports Law Review. While at Marquette, Erica interned in NIKE’s legal department, where she was part of a team that handled complex sponsorship contracts. Prior to Erica’s legal career, her work experience includes positions with the Chicago Fire, Chicago Red Stars, Quad City Mallards, and The GameBreakers – a sports agency.

Erica’s strong interest in sports is evident in her personal life, as well. Erica played collegiate soccer for St. Ambrose University and still plays recreationally. Erica is an avid cyclist, and is the women’s team president for Team Oregon. When not playing sports, Erica can be found cheering for her favorite teams, hiking, or spending time with her husband and two dogs.

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Marquette University Law School