Erin concentrates her practice on biometric privacy, class action and complex litigation, business litigation, and privacy and data security.
Clients seek out Erin for her ability to deal with the complicated and rapidly changing technical and legal landscapes governing the collection, use, storage, and disposal of sensitive corporate and consumer information. In particular, Erin has experience representing employers and timekeeping technology providers in Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) litigation. An astute litigator, Erin also focuses on the long-term goals of her clients and provides compliance counseling.
Prior to joining the firm, Erin was a partner at an Am Law 200 firm, where she was an essential part of the firm's Biometric Privacy practice, securing landmark wins that have influenced cybersecurity and privacy legislation and litigation. Before that, she was counsel with an AmLaw 100 firm.
Erin presents and comments regularly on the topic of BIPA litigation in various panels, forums, podcasts, journals, and news outlets. She also is a member and served on the board of directors of the Chicago Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law. In her pro bono practice, she has represented clients seeking asylum status under the Violence Against Women Act, and obtained legal status for several women faced with deportation, helping to keep them and their children safe from their abusers.
Erin earned her J.D. from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she was an articles editor for the Loyola Consumer Law Review. She earned her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.