Erika  Oliver

Erika Oliver



Erika Oliver is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office. Before joining the Firm, Erika served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Battaglia of the Southern District of California. At the Firm, her practice focuses on complex securities litigation. Most recently, Erika and Luke Brooks defeated defendants’ motion to dismiss securities fraud claims arising from purchases on Israel’s Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in In re Teva Sec. Litig. (D. Conn.). Erika was also a member of the litigation teams of Robbins Geller attorneys that successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for investors in securities class actions, including In re Novo Nordisk Sec. Litig. (D.N.J.) ($100 million recovery), Fleming v. Impax Labs. Inc. (N.D. Cal.) ($33 million recovery), and In re Banc of California Sec. Litig. (C.D. Cal.) ($19.75 million recovery).

Erika has been named to the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list and the Southern California Ones to Watch list by Best Lawyers®. She has also been included in Benchmark Litigation's 40 & Under List, named a Leading Litigator in America and a Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer by Lawdragon, included in the 500 X - The Next Generation Lawdragon guide, recognized as a Rising Star by Law360, named one of Daily Journal’s Top 40 Under 40, and named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. Erika earned her Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University, graduating cum laude, and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude and was named to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Erika worked as a judicial extern to the Honorable Gonzalo P. Curiel and the Honorable Michael M. Anello, both of the Southern District of California, and as a summer associate in the Firm’s San Diego office. Erika also served as an Executive Editor for the San Diego Law Review and received CALI Awards for earning the highest grades in Federal Courts, Corporations, Advanced Legal Research, Legal Writing, and Lawyering Skills I. Upon graduation, Erika was recognized for her pro bono work in the Appellate Clinic, through which she argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • 40 & Under List, Benchmark Litigation, 2024
  • Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2023-2024
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2024
  • Leading Litigator in America, Lawdragon, 2024
  • Best Lawyer in America: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021-2024
  • Top 40 Under 40, Daily Journal, 2023
  • 500 X - The Next Generation, Lawdragon, 2023
  • Rising Star, Law360, 2023
  • Best Lawyer in Southern California: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021

Practice Areas


University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2015, magna cum laude

  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Editor, San Diego Law Review

San Diego State University, B.S., 2009, cum laude


  • California
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado


Professional Affiliations



  • Erika L. Oliver, District Court Illustrates the Weighing of Price Impact Evidence at Class Certification Following the Supreme Court's Goldman Decision, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Mar. 17, 2022)
  • Erik Luedeke, Danielle S. Myers & Erika Oliver, Delaware Supreme Court Adopts New Three-Part “Universal Test” for Demand Futility, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Mar. 4, 2022)
  • Danielle S. Myers & Erika Oliver, SEC’s Recent Focus on Reforming Rule 10b5-1 Plans to Counteract Potential Abuse Long Overdue, ABA Class Actions & Derivative Suits Journal (Sept. 17, 2021)
  • Danielle Myers & Erika Oliver, Making the Case for Continued Virtual Proceedings and Depositions in a Post-COVID World, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Aug. 4, 2021)
  • Erika Oliver, Ninth Circuit Weighs In on the Proper Use of Judicial Notice and Incorporation by Reference, American Bar Association, Oct. 31, 2018

  • Erika Oliver, Researching Jurors on the Internet: The Ills of Putting Jurors on Trial and the Need to Shift the Focus Back to the Defendant, 34 U. La Verne L. Rev. 251 (2013)

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