A Tradition of Results
Erica C. Oates


Milford, CT





Erica C. Oates represents clients in a wide variety of civil litigation and land use matters.  Her civil litigation practice includes employment disputes, business torts, insurance disputes, unfair trade practices, contract disputes, and construction litigation. Ms. Oates’s land use practice consists of representing businesses, developers, and property owners in real estate matters, including applications to local commissions.

Before entering private practice, Ms. Oates served as a judicial law clerk at the Connecticut Appellate Court to the Honorable Socrates H. Mihalakos, William J. Sullivan, Joseph H. Pellegrino, and Dennis G. Eveleigh, Judge Trial Referees.

Ms. Oates is a 2014 graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  She obtained her law degree in 2017 from Wake Forest University School of Law, where she served as the Symposium Editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy and the Head Coach of the Wake Forest University undergraduate Mock Trial teams. 

Ms. Oates is admitted to practice in Connecticut and was selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List for 2019 and 2020.   
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