Involvement & Awards
At the national level, Erin is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of lawyers, judges and legal scholars whose careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and the highest principles of the legal profession. At the state level, she is an Endowment Fund Scholar and Member of the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Erin is serving her second term as the Vice President of Communications for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (“TTLA”) where she is a multiyear Fellow, member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and Immediate Past Chair of the TTLA Women’s Caucus.
Erin also serves on the Board of Directors for the Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation (“HTLF”), the Houston Trial Lawyers Association (“HTLA”), and is the Chairman of the Discover Fitness Foundation. She is a member of the Texas Women Lawyers, the State Bar of Texas Women and the Law, and the Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association. She is the current President-Elect of HTLA and former Secretary/Treasurer of HTLF and HTLA.
Erin was named one of the Top Lawyers in Houston by H Texas Magazine in 2015, 2016, and 2017. She has also received the Premier 100 designation from the National Academy of Jurisprudence (2016, 2017) and is listed in the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2017, 2018). Erin is also listed in the Irish Legal 100, an annual compilation of distinguished lawyers of Irish heritage founded by the Irish Voice newspaper in New York (2016), The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (2013 – 2018) and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 (2013 - 2015).