Firm Adds Laura Richards Sherry and Erik Gierczyk in Dallas

Published May 14, 2024

Knox Ricksen LLP, a civil litigation firm specializing in complex healthcare fraud cases, has added Laura Richards Sherry as Counsel and Erik Gierczyk as a Senior Associate in its Dallas office. Both Sherry and Gierczyk join from Clark Hill PLC.

“We are thrilled to welcome these two impressive litigators to our Texas team. Laura and Erik are both adept at managing intricate, multi-party lawsuits from discovery through trial and offer clients sophisticated legal analysis and trial skills. Bringing them onboard will allow us to expand our capabilities in the never-ending fight against fraud,” stated Maisie Sokolove, the firm’s managing partner.

Sherry focuses on insurance fraud litigation, with an emphasis on healthcare fraud, representing insurance companies and other large payors in affirmative civil actions brought to recoup losses sustained as the result of false, fraudulent, or misleading claims presented for payment under policies of insurance or other benefit contracts. Her prior experience includes extensive consumer products litigation, as well as investment fraud, insurance defense, personal injury, and construction defect litigation. She earned her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law (2006) and her B.S. from Louisiana Tech University (2000).

An experienced litigator, Gierczyk will also focus on representing clients in civil actions relating to insurance fraud and unfair business practices against healthcare providers, clinics, management services organizations, and their conspirators. Early in his career, he worked for a national insurance carrier’s special liability group, managing environmental litigation and toxic tort claims on behalf of commercial clients as large as Fortune 100 corporations. Prior to going into private practice, he served as an assistant district attorney for the Collin County District Attorney’s office. He earned his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center (2013) and his B.A. from Trinity University (2008).

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