Daniela Erickson

Daniela joined Davis Brown in 2018 with a practice in the Litigation Division. Daniela has a broad litigation practice including a focus on immigration work. She will assist clients with family-based immigration matters as well as removal defense. She also works on appellate litigation matters. 


Daniela currently co-chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Technology Association of Iowa. During law school, she also volunteered in the Iowa State Bar Association’s New Iowans Legal Advice Clinic and with the Iowa Society of Healthcare Attorneys as a Citizen Lawyer Program Volunteer.


Daniela earned her law degree at the University of Iowa College of Law in 2018. At Iowa, she served as Note and Comment Editor for the Journal of Corporation Law, and served on the Moot Court Board, the College of Law curriculum committee, and was a Student Ambassador. She chaired the Pro Bono Society and was a member of the Iowa Student Bar Association. Daniela was a clinical law student in the University of Iowa Legal Clinic and worked on cases including civil litigation, domestic violence, and immigration matters. 

Daniela graduated cum laude from City University of New York - Hunter College where she studied political science and philosophy. Before her undergraduate studies, she was a summer intern for the Honorable Pam Jackman Brown on the Queens Supreme Court. 

Of Note

The summer after her first year of law school, Daniela interned at the New York State Office of the Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Following her second year of law school, Daniela was a summer associate at Davis Brown and continued to assist in the immigration department during her third year of law school. Daniela is fluent in Italian. 


Daniela grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She lives in West Des Moines with her dog Toby and husband Ben.