Summary

Erin counsels clients on government contracts law from the pre-solicitation phase through contract closeout, including interpretation of the FAR and 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 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.

Prior to joining the firm, Erin served in key contracting and 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 final 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 is licensed to practice law in Ohio and the District of Columbia. 

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Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2013)
  • Cleveland State University (2002)
  • Kent State University (2001)

Admissions

  • State - Ohio
  • State - District of Columbia

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association (Member)
  • District of Columbia Bar (Member)