Erin Carter is an associate in the Environmental Group and joined the firm in September 2016. She advises clients in complex and environmental litigation, including CERCLA* contribution actions, regulatory enforcement actions, and breach-of-contract actions. She is also a contributing editor to the TSCA Compliance Guide and Service in partnership with John Wheeler.
Ms. Carter is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law and holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Yale University where she was captain of the Varsity Field Hockey team. While attending law school, she was an Articles Editor of the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology, President of the Environmental Law Project, and a mentor for UNC’s Women in Law program. She also completed over 75 hours of environmental pro bono work including research on fracking air permits and FIFRA rodenticide regulations.
She worked as a summer law clerk for Judge Samuel J. Ervin of the North Carolina Court of Appeals and in the Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Office of Regional Counsel’s Waste & Toxic Substances Branch. She also completed a semester-in-practice at the Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division and was a Research Assistant for Professor Victor Flatt and UNC’s Center for Climate, Energy, Environment & Economics throughout law school.
Before law school, Ms. Carter worked at LSSH as a legal assistant for Larry Silver.
Ms. Carter is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar as well as a volunteer attorney for Philadelphia VIP. She is a proud supporter of Back on My Feet, a national organization that combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.
*The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, was enacted by Congress on December 11, 1980.
Erin Carter, Esquire
Areas of Practice:
Environmental | Litigation