White & Case
Nicole E. Erb
Washington, DC

T: + 1 202 626 3694
F: + 1 202 639 9355
Practice Experience
Ms. Erb represents clients in international commercial litigation and government investigations on a wide range of matters, including US economic sanctions and financial regulations. She counsels clients in the US, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, including foreign states, large multinational companies and financial institutions.

Ms. Erb concentrates her litigation practice in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes in federal and state court at all levels. Her cases typically involve questions of foreign sovereign immunity, issues arising under foreign and international law, terrorism litigation, the act of state and political question doctrines, and garnishee actions involving OFAC-blocked assets.

Ms. Erb advises clients on the pursuit and development of global business opportunities in compliance with US economic sanctions, including in licensing matters, internal investigations and compliance audits.

Ms. Erb is chair of the White & Case Global Women's Initiative Committee.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar, 1999
District of Columbia Bar, 2000
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2001
US District Court for the District of Columbia, 2001
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2002
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2003
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2005
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2007
US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2003
US Supreme Court, 2012

JD, Columbia Law School, 1998
BA, Reed College, 1991

Awards and Recognition
Benchmark 2008, Commercial Litigation


United States