Jun 19, 2020
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Erin began her career as a journalist, laying the foundation for her passion in the public’s right to know – seeking transparency and accountability so that people can make informed choices. She then worked in advertising as a copywriter and information architect. This groundwork brought her to pursue the field of consumer protection law, particularly in product mislabeling, unfair trade practices, and false advertising.
At the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Erin served as the Chief of Staff on JURIST, the award-winning, international legal news service. She also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law & Policy, where she published the student article, “Missing Links: The First Amendment’s Place in an Ever-Changing Web” (Spring 2019), addressing the balance between combatting misinformation, true threats and hate speech online. She was awarded the David and Carl Janavitz Fellowship in First Amendment Law as well as JURIST’s prestigious Sutin Prize.
Erin worked as a clerk alongside policymakers at the Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Fairness, where she published several key guidelines for the Pennsylvania court system in March 2019, seeking to combat implicit bias within the Commonwealth judicial system and celebrating the Commission’s decade of achievements. She also interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania as well as the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.
In her free time, Erin enjoys renovating and restoring Pittsburgh houses, volunteering with the Great Pyrenees Club of Western Pennsylvania Rescue, and running with her local club.
Erin is admitted to practice law before the Pennsylvania courts.