Erin N. Margolin


    Erin is a shareholder of the Casualty Department concentrating in asbestos, mass and toxic tort matters arising out of exposure to asbestos, silica and benzene. Erin's day-to-day asbestos practice includes directly participating in all phases of litigation, from investigation to trial, throughout Western Pennsylvania. 

    Prior to joining the firm, Erin's practice involved the defense of complex, high exposure medical malpractice matters on behalf of several major New York area hospital systems and medical practices, at a New York City law firm. Her experience also includes construction cases, slip and fall cases, automotive accident cases, general insurance defense, and admiralty law cases.  She has handled all aspects of litigation from inception of the lawsuit through assisting at trial

    Erin graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2007.  During her time at Pitt, she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and served as its Vice Justice in 2005-2006.  Erin served as a research assistant to the Honorable David Torrey in 2006.  She participated in the Semester at Sea Program in 2005 and studied international law as well as the legal systems of various countries while traveling to Iceland, Norway, Russia, Poland, Belgium, France, Ireland, and Spain. 

    Erin graduated magna cum laude from Lehigh University with a B.A. in English and Political Science in 2004.  She received departmental honors in Political Science.

    Published Works

    “Why Further Testing of Gene Mutations May Be the Right Stuff to Defend Against Occupational Exposure Mesothelioma Claims,” Defense Digest, January 2021, Vol. 27, No. 1

    New York
    West Virginia
    University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., 2007)
    Lehigh University (B.A, magna cum laude, 2004)
    Year joined