Erin counsels clients on government contracts law from the pre-solicitation phase through contract closeout, including interpretation of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clause requirements; subcontracting agreements; compliance with the Buy American Act, Berry Amendment and Trade Agreements Act; issues related to technical data rights, nondisclosure agreements, teaming agreements, supply agreements, name changes and novations; grants, other transactions, and other agreements; and specialized federal acquisition. Erin offers practical advice designed to comply with the ever-changing laws and regulations in increasingly competitive federal acquisitions. She assists clients in preparing and submitting bid protests, termination proposals, requests for equitable adjustments and cost-related matters. Erin also works extensively with small businesses and their partners relate to Small Business Administration (SBA) regulations, set aside programs and eligibility, and size determinations. In addition, Erin counsels clients on compliance with grant proposals and awards, as well as grant administration, performance and compliance under 2 CFR 200: the Uniform Guidance, the State of Ohio, and local county and municipal regulations.
Prior to joining the firm, Erin served in contracting and key administration roles for the U.S. Department of Defense: Defense Contract Management Agency, the Cleveland Public Library Foundation, and the Cuyahoga County Board of County Commissioners. Her experience includes competitive solicitation in public acquisition, source selection, cost and price analysis, contract and grant formation, contract performance, administration, evaluation, contract financing and payment, dispute resolution, and contract closeout under both federal and state law and regulation.
Erin earned her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, her Master of Public Administration from Cleveland State University and her B.A. in history, summa cum laude, from Kent State University. She holds a DAWIA Level II Certification in federal acquisition and contracts. Erin teaches contract closeout at the Nash and Cbinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, Public Contracting Institute. Erin is licensed to practice law in Ohio and the District of Columbia.
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- Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2013)
- Cleveland State University (2002)
- Kent State University (2001)
- State - Ohio
- State - District of Columbia
- District of Columbia Bar
- Dayton Regional Manufacturing Association
- National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
Member, Dayton Chapter
- Leadership Dayton
Class of 2020
- Women in Defense
Scholarship Director, Greater Ohio Valley
- Junior League of Dayton
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Member, Associate Board
- Victoria Theatre Association
Trustee, Board of Trustees