Erick W. Harris is an associate with the law firm Dyer, Coatney & Schroeder in Edmond, Oklahoma where he focuses on oil and gas law, energy law, civil and business litigation and transactions. Before venturing into private practice, Erick was an Assistant Attorney General for the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office. As an Assistant Attorney General, Erick was assigned to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit prosecuting criminal fraud by Medicaid providers and abuse or neglect by caretakers. In addition to his service as a prosecutor, Erick represented the State of Oklahoma before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission by protecting the interests of the state’s utility customers in rate-related proceedings. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Erick is licensed to practice law in all state courts and federal district courts in Oklahoma and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Oklahoma County Bar Association. A very community-oriented individual, Erick is a volunteer for several organizations and is a member of the Tuskegee University Board of Trustees and serves as Second Vice Chairman of the Board. He is also a member of the Oklahoma City Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, and a member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon and Trustee. Erick is also a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. Among his many honors and awards, Erick is a recipient of the “NextGen Under 30 Award,” which recognizes the next generation of leaders in the State of Oklahoma.
Erick is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology. He received a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma as well. Erick received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2009 from Tuskegee University where he served as Student Body President.