Attorney Erin Copeland of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs spoke
this week on “Getting Selected for Leadership” at the Next
Generation Conference hosted by the Institute for Complex Litigation and
Mass Claims at Emory Law in Atlanta. Erin Copeland, along with senior
members of the federal judiciary and other notable attorneys from both
the Plaintiffs and Defense bar, was invited to speak at the program whose
mission is to expand upon the depth, breadth, and diversity of the complex
litigation bar. This prestigious event provides established practitioners
and judges the opportunity to counsel lawyers at all levels of practice
in complex litigation.
Erin Copeland is an accomplished attorney in the mass tort arena serving
on both the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Pradaxa federal
MDL pending in the Southern District of Illinois as well as the federal
pelvic mesh MDL pending in the Southern District of West Virginia. Attorney
Copeland was also the only female appointed by the Honorable David Herndon
to serve as a state-federal liaison counsel in the Pradaxa MDL. Attorney
Copeland currently manages the pelvic mesh and Essure permanent control
dockets for Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs. She is the only female
partner at her firm.
Erin is a Native Texan. She graduated cum laude from the University of
Houston with a Bachelor of Arts and earned her Juris Doctorate from South
Texas College of Law. She was recently honored with admission to practice
law in the United States Supreme Court.