Biography

Erin practices predominantly in the areas of Labor and Employment, Education and School Law, and Real Estate.

Erin regularly handles employment matters on behalf of both employers and employees, including claims of workplace discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, or disability, which arise under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA). In addition, she advises clients regarding issues related to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act and Wage Payment and Collection Law. Erin regularly negotiates and prepares employment contracts and severance agreements on behalf of both employers and employees.

Erin is a member of the Education and School Law practice group, in which she advises clients regarding a wide array of issues, including school discipline, students’ Constitutional rights, and special education matters under both Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA). Additionally, she handles all aspects of special education due process hearings. Erin also advises clients regarding the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, and has successfully argued on appeal before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.

Erin represents clients in all aspects of real estate transactions, including the preparation and enforcement of agreements of sale, the review and analysis of title issues, financing, and issues related to the use and condition of the property, including inspection concerns and zoning matters. Erin frequently prepares and reviews leases for real property and represents landlords and tenants when disputes arise.

Prior to practicing law, Erin’s career focused on public service in both state government and politics, including positions with both Delaware's current governor, the Honorable John C. Carney and lieutenant governor, the Honorable Bethany Hall-Long. She also worked in the Office of the Cabinet Secretary for the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, and the Delaware State Senate.

Memberships

Erin is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Bucks County Bar Association. She is also an active member of the Members Services Committee, the Women's Lawyer Division and the Advisory Board of the Young Lawyers Division of the Bucks County Bar Association.

Bar Admission

Erin is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Education

Erin earned her law degree, cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law in Villanova, Pennsylvania, where she was Managing Editor of Symposia for Villanova Law Review. She earned her undergraduate degree in Sociology with a minor in Political Science from the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.

Honors and Awards

Dean’s Merit Scholar, Villanova University School of Law

Volunteer and Community Work

  • Member, Board of Directors, YWCA of Bucks County
  • Trustee, Morrisville Presbyterian Church
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Pennsylvania Innocence Project
  • Coach, Central Bucks East Mock Trial Team

Personal Data

Erin grew up in Bucks County, where she currently resides with her husband and their chocolate lab. She enjoys participating in triathlons, traveling and reading.

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