March 21, 2017

Erica T. Healey-Kagan

Erica T. Healey-Kagan, Esq. is a Junior Partner at The Kurland Group. She received a B.S. in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University in 2005 and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2008.  Erica joined The Kurland Group in 2009 after previously having worked with a number of non-profit organizations, including New York Civil Liberties Union Reproductive Rights Project. South Brooklyn Legal Services Foreclosure Prevention Project, Empire State Pride Agenda, Amnesty International, and NARAL Pro-Choice New York.

At Brooklyn Law School, Erica served as an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Fellow, the Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Co-Chair of OutLaws, and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.  She also published a Note entitled “Morality v. Reality: The struggle to effectively fight HIV/AIDS and respect human rights” analyzing various approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention worldwide.

Educational Background
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2008; Cornell University, B.S., 2005.

Court Admissions
State of New York
District of Columbia
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of the United States

Legal Honors/Awards
Oxford University Press Law Division Award
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Civil Procedure I
Sandy Pollack Award of the Tompkins County Human Rights Commission.

Legal Publications
Morality v. Reality: The struggle to effectively fight HIV/AIDS and respect human rights, 32 Brook. J. Int’l L. 1201 (2007).

Professional Involvement

LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York, Lawyer Referral Network
New York City Bar Association, LGBT Rights Committee
LGBT Law Project at the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), Advisory Board

Community Involvement

Cornell Association of Class Officers (CACO), President
President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW), Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Young Leaders Council of the LGBT Community Center of New York, Past President
Cornell University LGBT Alumni Association (CUGALA), Past President
Cornell University Council
, Member
New Leaders Council (NLC), Advisory Board Member
Park Slope Food Coop, Member