Erick Quezada joined the firm as an associate attorney in November 2020. Since joining, he has served as an advocate for employees’ rights. He is passionate about representing individuals who face discrimination at work or are silenced for standing up against misconduct. Through honest and zealous representation, Erick strives to empower his clients to seek the justice they deserve and thrive in future endeavors.
Before joining the Blankenship Law Firm, Erick worked as an associate at a plaintiff-side litigation firm focusing on complex employment and consumer protection. There, he litigated a broad range of civil rights matters, including wage and hour, misclassification, unfair consumer practices, and prisoner’s rights. Erick reached successful outcomes in several six and seven-figure class and collective actions while representing individuals marginalized and exploited by unlawful corporate practices. He has been named a Rising Star by the District of Columbia.
He received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2017, where he worked as an editor for the Tax Lawyer, Georgetown’s only journal published by the American Bar Association. In recognition of his accomplishments at the Georgetown Law Center, Erick was a two-time recipient of the Robert Pitofsky Endowed Scholarship.
While attending law school, Erick worked as a research assistant focusing on consumer protection and critical race theory literature. Throughout his second and third years of law school, he assisted in a complex consumer multi-district litigation seeking economic damages for victims of dangerous defective products.
Before attending law school, Erick graduated from Washington State University in 2013, receiving a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science and Criminal Justice System Studies.
Erick is a member of the Washington State and District of Columbia bar associations and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.