Erika Vanessa Harrison

Erika Harrison is the Founder of the Law Office of Erika V. Harrison, located in Charleston, South Carolina.  Ms. Harrison’s practice areas include litigation, real estate litigation, including construction litigation, business litigation, business formation, and real estate development.  Ms. Harrison’s Real Estate Development practice includes a focus on land use and zoning, and affordable housing. In her early legal career, Ms. Harrison focused on insurance defense litigation, including medical malpractice and personal injury defense, and commercial litigation. As a passionate and dedicated member of the local community, Ms. Harrison devotes considerable time and expertise to civic organizations and has received significant recognition for her achievements, including a feature in the Post & Courier’s special High Profile section.Post & Courier High Profile Feature December 22, 2007


Admitted to Practice

South Carolina, 2004

Professional Associations

South Carolina Black Lawyer’s Association
American Bar Association


J.D. Wake Forest University School of Law 2004
B.A. Wake Forest University, with honors in History

Civic and Professional Memberships

City of Charleston Board of Architectural Review
Board of Directors for Greater Charleston Area YMCA
Board of Directors for Orphan Aid Society
Board of Directors for Greater Charleston Empowerment Corporation
City of Charleston Committee to Review Affordable Housing RFP, 2010


Charleston Regional Business Journal 40 under 40, 2008
Bethune Leonard NCNW, Innovators under 35, 2009