Erin M. Yates joined the firm in July 2021. After several years practicing in the state of New York, she relocated to Virginia and played a critical role in managing more than 1,400 cases related to FCA causes of action in the Eastern District of Virginia. She has experience in commercial litigation, matrimonial law, zoning matters, trusts and estates, and criminal defense, as well as all manners of bankruptcy related litigation. Erin has served as a volunteer attorney on pro bono matters involving family law and custody disputes.
She received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law. Her practice area focuses on commercial litigation, maritime law, creditors’ rights, and business restructuring.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Virginia State Bar
New York State Bar
Military Spouse Juris Doctor Network
Virginia Women Attorneys Association
University of Connecticut, J.D.
State of New York, Stony Brook, cum laude