Erica Gotfrit
Articling Student, Ottawa


Phone: 613.232.2486
Fax: 613.232.8440
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  • University of Ottawa, J.D., 2017
  • University of Ottawa, LL.L. (cum laude), 2016
  • University of Ottawa, B.H.Sc (summa cum laude), 2013

Erica Gotfrit is an articling student in our Ottawa office, and has recently completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Ottawa.

While completing her undergraduate studies, Erica was the recipient of the University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship. She was also on the Dean’s Honour List and graduated with highest distinction.

During her legal studies, Erica participated in the Norton Rose Fulbright national moot program. Her argument on professional responsibility awarded her a second place finish.

Prior to law school, Erica worked as a research assistant in Dr. Ruth McPherson’s Atherogenomics Laboratory at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in the field of functional genomics, studying coronary artery disease and obesity. She also worked as a summer student at the Standards Council of Canada in the Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement Branch, where she contributed to several policy papers submitted to internal trade representatives negotiating the modernization of the Agreement on Internal Trade.

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