Foster Garvey is pleased to welcome Agatha Erickson, who has joined the firm's Litigation group as an Associate.
Agatha provides strategy, research and drafting assistance in dispute-related matters. She joins Foster Garvey most recently from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP where she was an associate in its New York City office. While there, Agatha was involved in successful voting rights litigation at the Supreme Court level and also gained extensive experience participating in internal investigations involving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, and related white-collar defense matters.
Agatha served as a judicial intern to Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses in the Southern District of New York Federal Court. She also worked abroad in Australia as a criminal law intern for the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency.
Passionate about political engagement, Agatha served as the Rural Director for the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Begich in Anchorage, Alaska, carrying out campaign management, conducting outreach to Alaska Native voters and advising on rural and Native American legislation, including the Violence Against Women Act, the Farm Bill and the Traditional Foods Nourishment Act.
Agatha also previously served as Communications Director for the Tanana Chiefs Conference, a tribal entity that serves 42 villages in Alaska.