Erika Alba

Erika Alba


Erika Alba is licensed in both California and Florida and practices business law and commercial & residential property insurance dispute litigation. In her legal practice, Erika advises clients on matters including first party property litigation, election law, nonprofit governance and compliance, and personal injury. She has successfully represented clients before California and Florida state courts and agencies.

Prior to joining Woolsey, Erika practiced for over ten years in the Jacksonville office of an Am Law 100 law firm. Before entering private practice, Erika served as Senior Vice President to Fidelity National Financial, a Fortune 500 company, where she served as assistant general counsel managing regulatory and compliance matters.

Earlier in her career, Erika served as Assistant Chief Counsel for the California Department of Insurance, Office of the Insurance Commissioner. In this capacity, she was the bureau chief of the Insurer Compliance Bureau, a litigation unit representing the California Insurance Commissioner on insurer enforcement actions. As bureau chief, Erika personally litigated numerous unfair business and claims practices and managed the prosecution of all cases brought by her division. Erika began her legal career as a prosecutor for the Amador County District Attorney’s Office (California).

Erika also served as a volunteer Sacramento County Temporary Judge where, as a member of a panel of qualified attorneys, she presided as a trial judge in the Traffic and Small Claims divisions.

When not in the office, Erika can be found on a baseball field with her husband, watching their teenage son play highs school and travel baseball.


Erika was named to The Business Journal’s 2012 Women of Influence list, an honor bestowed upon Jacksonville’s most influential women.


Erika received her legal education from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, in California where she earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1993, and in 1998, a Masters of Law in Transnational Business Practice, As part of her LL.M. program, Erika worked in Sydney, Australia, as a visiting attorney for the corporate law and commercial litigation firm of Norton Smith & Co. Erika received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from California State University, Northridge.

Community Engagement

Active in the community, Erika is a past chair of the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), one of the premiere business organizations in the state of Florida and served as the first female chair of AIF in its 101-year history. Erika is also a former chair of the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida. She also served as a member of the board of trustees for Florida Tax Watch. She currently serves on the board of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

In 2006, Erika served on the Florida Governor’s transition team where she was assigned to the Citizens Review Group for the Office of Financial Regulation. In 2010, she served as Northeast Florida finance chair for Attorney General Pam Bondi.


Co-author, “Issues to Watch in Fla.’s Telehealth Genetic Counseling Bills,” Law360, February 3, 2023

Co-author, “Private Equity Portfolio Company Political Activity,” The Journal of Private Equity,

Summer 2016


  • California
  • Florida  

Practice Areas

  • Election and Campaign Finance
  • Property Insurance Litigation
  • Non-Profit & Industry Association
  • Personal Injury
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