Erica Carter


Secretary/VP of Governance

Copyright Society

As Counsel in the Legal and Business Affairs department at Epic Games, Erica Carter supports a range of Epic’s products and services, including Fortnite, Rocket League and Houseparty. In her role, she is responsible for Epic’s philanthropic activities, handles partner, content and music licensing; content production; accessibility; clearances; establishes DMCA processes for acquired companies; and negotiates and drafts agreements across these areas. Prior to joining Epic Games, Erica worked as Counsel in the Legal and Business Affairs department at Sesame Workshop. Prior to working at Sesame Workshop, Carter worked in-house as an attorney for The Collective, also known as Marc Ecko or Ecko Unlimited. Carter earned her J.D. and Certificate in IP, Media, and Information Law in 2015 from Brooklyn Law School. She received her B.A. in Communications, with a minor in Public Relations from Belmont University in December of 2010, where she was an NCAA Division I student-athlete. Erica has served as the New York City Chapter Co-Chair of the Copyright Society (2020-2022), and as Assistant Treasurer on the board of the Copyright Society from 2018-2020. She is also a member of the junior board of the non-profit Youth Represent, is an active mentor in PALS (Practicing Attorneys for Law Students) and a member of the New York City Bar Association. In 2019, she received the Brooklyn Law School Entertainment and Sports Law Society Alumni of the Year Award for her inspiring accomplishments in entertainment law.