About Erin Copeland
After graduating cum laude from the University of Houston, Erin Copeland
went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in
Houston. She has been with Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs ever
since, claiming a place as the only female partner. Erin represents personal
injury cases in both state and federal courts across the country.
Attorney Erin Copeland is licensed to practice law in:
- United States Courts for the Fifth Circuit
- Southern District of Texas
- Eastern District of Texas
- United States Supreme Court
- Other state and federal jurisdictions across the country by pro hac vice admission
Erin has served on both the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the Pradaxa
federal multidistrict litigation pending in the Southern District of Illinois
and the federal transvaginal mesh (TVM) multidistrict litigation pending
in the Southern District of West Virginia. She is also the only female
to be court appointed as a State-Federal Liaison Counsel in the Pradaxa
MDL. Erin was recently court appointed to the Executive Committee in the
Essure Judicial Council Coordinated Proceeding (JCCP) in California.
Experienced Representation In Individual And Mass Tort Claims
Aside from handling a wide array of individual
personal injury and
wrongful death cases, Erin manages the
Essure mass tort dockets for her firm. She served on the trial team for multiple TVM cases
and tried several to verdict. Given her years of experience and hands-on
practice in litigation, she is frequently invited to speak at legal conferences
across the country on these topics and more.
She is also one of the original board/steering committee members for the
Texas Women Rainmakers, which is a Houston-based organization aimed at
empowering women through education, mentorship, and networking to advance
themselves in the legal field and ultimately become their own rainmaker.