Erica Smith brings extensive experience and diligence to her role as a Senior Legislative Aide at Shaw Yoder Antwih Schmelzer & Lange.

Often the primary point of contact for SYASL’s local government clients, Erica is adept at building connections on the clients’ behalf, whether scheduling meetings with elected and appointed officials or helping to facilitate issue-oriented research. She also produces alerts and bulletins to keep these clients in the know, and plans networking events to help foster the exchange of information.

Erica was previously a Legislative Assistant for Peterson Consulting, Inc., which SYASL acquired in 2009. Previously, she worked in e-commerce and the mortgage industry. Erica also owned and managed a retail business for eight years. Before that, she managed the billing department for a local water district.