Erica Benites Giese Honors Judge Xavier Rodriguez at Portrait Unveiling Ceremony

April 29, 2024 | Attorney News

As U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez was honored with the presentation of his official portrait at the United States Courthouse in San Antonio on Friday, April 12, Jackson Walker partner Erica Benites Giese delivered remarks on behalf of the San Antonio Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Other speakers included the Hon. Orlando Garcia, Steve Alfonso Chiscano, Lawrence Morales II, Leslie Hyman, and Marcy Greer.

On her participation in the ceremony, Erica said, “It was a great honor to give remarks to recognize Judge Xavier Rodriguez during his moving portrait unveiling ceremony. It was a very special occasion for a judge who epitomizes honor, ethics, and integrity.”

Judge Rodriguez has served as a U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas since August 2003. He previously served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Meet Erica

Erica Benites Giese is an attorney renowned for her expertise in handling complex civil and criminal white collar matters, state and federal government investigations, internal investigations, business victim advocacy, and developing risk mitigation strategies. With a practice focused on providing comprehensive legal services to a broad spectrum of clients, Erica brings a unique perspective to clients in heavily regulated and targeted industries such as banking, healthcare, government contracting, securities and energy. If clients find themselves in the government’s crosshairs, Erica handles sensitive government investigations and defends clients in complex criminal and civil litigation.