Erich received his law degree from the University of Toronto. At law school, Erich was a division leader in the Tenant Housing Division of the Downtown Legal Services student clinic and served as the Director of the 2018 Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada.
Erich holds an undergraduate degree in social studies from Harvard University, where he graduated with honors and served as co-captain of the varsity lightweight rowing team. He also holds a graduate degree in teaching from the Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education, and was a Grade 9 history teacher in Boston, MA prior to his legal studies.
Outside of the office, Erich coaches high school rowing and competes locally as a rower and nordic skier.