Defense Law News
Erica Olson Payne joins Zupkus & Angell, P.C.
Zupkus & Angell, P.C., a law firm specializing in Insurance Defense, Construction Defect Litigation, Bad Faith, Coverage Analysis and Employment Law is pleased to welcome Erica Olson Payne to their team.
Erica’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation. She has experience litigating a variety of issues, including premises liability, construction defect, insurance defense, appeals, product liability, personal injury, and water rights. Prior to joining Zupkus & Angell as an associate, Erica worked in both private practice and as in-house counsel for a rapidly growing nonprofit organization.
For two years following law school, Erica lived overseas and managed a consultancy practice specializing in nonprofit issues. She worked with organizations in Australia, Singapore, Brunei, and the U.S. on such diverse projects as risk management, 501(c)(3) certification, communications and networking strategies, grant writing, Board member recruitment, and capacity-building.
Erica graduated cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Environmental Biology. She earned her J.D. from the University of Colorado-Boulder School of Law, where she received numerous legal writing awards and served as a Law Review editor. In Erica’s time outside of the office she enjoys hiking with her two dogs, CrossFit, and completing not-for-beginners DIY projects in her new home.
About Zupkus & Angell, P.C.
For more than 25 years, Zupkus & Angell, P.C. has been providing both pre-litigation and litigation services to its commercial and insurance clients. Their attorneys provide legal services to the insurance industry including insurance defense and coverage analysis. Zupkus & Angell’s commercial experience spans a wide breadth of practice areas, including: employment, construction defect, transportation, products liability, premises liability, professional liability, and personal injury cases to name a few. Members of the firm have significant experience in assisting clients avoid the severe hardship of litigation. When litigation cannot be avoided, their attorneys zealously advocate on behalf of their clients in trial and appellate courts on both the state and federal levels.
Zupkus & Angell is a leader in the fields of insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and attorney professional liability. Consequently, their attorneys are frequently called upon to serve as expert witnesses in these areas. Their firm is comprised of a skilled group of practitioners well-versed in the legal needs of today’s businesses and insurers. They are a women and minority owned firm, and proud MCCA Fan member.
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