Erika L. Pfleger graduated from Ohio University summa cum laude in 1995 and received her JD from Yale Law School in 2000. From 2000 to 2008, she practiced law with Sidley Austin LLP with a focus on business transactions, securities and professional liability litigation, and regulatory compliance. She also advised Chicago-area non-profit organizations on governance and organizational matters. More recently, she worked in a start-up division of Bloomberg LP that develops transactional law and compliance research products.
As Assistant Director of The Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship, Ms. Pfleger supervises students in the representation of lower- to middle-income entrepreneurs in the inner city.