Erica Benites Giese Elected to Methodist Healthcare Ministries Board of Directors

June 20, 2024 | Attorney News

Jackson Walker proudly congratulates San Antonio partner Erica Benites Giese on her election to the Board of Directors for Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is committed to enhancing healthcare accessibility for uninsured and low-income families across 74 counties in South Texas and communities along the border through direct services, community partnerships, and strategic grant-making. By fostering long-lasting, trusting relationships, Methodist Healthcare Ministries collaborates with communities to address health challenges and develop inclusive, community-led solutions. Additionally, the organization collaborates with like-minded entities and state governments to shape socially responsible public policies.

“I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors for Methodist Healthcare Ministries,” said Erica. “It’s a privilege to contribute to the mission of enhancing healthcare accessibility for all across our region and along our border communities.”

Meet Erica

Investigations & White Collar Defense Chair Erica Benites Giese specializes in civil and criminal investigations and litigation, healthcare fraud cases, government contract fraud inquiries, bank and wire fraud investigations, and immigration worksite enforcement actions. She offers counsel and representation to both individual and corporate fraud victims. Since 2019, Scene in S.A. has recognized Erica as one of the “Best S.A. Lawyers” in the area of criminal defense. She was also named among the Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America in 2022.

Erica was raised in Eagle Pass, Texas, is married to Monroe Dunaway Anderson Giese and has two daughters – Isabela and Sofia Giese. Outside of her legal practice, Erica is actively engaged in various professional and community roles. She serves on the Latina Commission of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) and participates in court-appointed committees such as the Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, the San Antonio Bar Association Federal Courts Committee, and the Western District of Texas Admissions Committee. Previously, she held the position of Deputy Region XII President of the HNBA. Erica’s involvement extends to organizations like the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American Bar Association’s Women’s White Collar Defense Section, and the Federal Bar Association’s San Antonio Chapter.