Erin’s practice focuses in the area of white collar defense and government investigations. She has represented corporate and individual clients through investigation by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has advised clients with respect to allegations under the federal False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and mail and wire fraud statutes.
Representative matters include:
• Responding to HUD and DOJ subpoenas on behalf of a major financial services provider;
• Advising a financial services client facing multiple False Claims Act qui tam lawsuits pending in different jurisdictions and alleging different fraud scenarios;
• Advising a financial services client in high-pressure settlement negotiations with the Federal government;
• Representing several providers of health services in False Claims Act litigation, both qui tam and government-initiated;
• Representing a construction services government contractor through a grand jury investigation into alleged contracting fraud and false claims conduct, and through cooperation and settlement negotiations with the Department of Justice.
Erin graduated cum laude in 2007 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was an articles editor on the law review. She clerked for Judge L. Scott Coogler and Judge Robert Propst in the Northern District of Alabama. Prior to her clerkship, she was an associate with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington, D.C.