Erin McGahey Joins Demler Armstrong

Erin McGahey Joins Demler Armstrong

Demler, Armstrong & Rowland LLP takes great pleasure to announce that Erin McGahey has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as Of Counsel, bolstering our continued ability to provide our clients with top notch representation and to successfully litigate and try cases on their behalf.  She is a seasoned attorney, specializing in toxic tort litigation with extensive experience in asbestos litigation, products liability and employment litigation. She has represented product manufacturers, contractors, and retailers in all aspects of toxic tort and asbestos litigation, including extensive experience in trial preparation and as trial counsel.  

Erin received her B.A. in Law & Society, with an emphasis in Criminal Justice, from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1993.  After taking some time for travel in England, she received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City in 1998, and was a member of the Criminal Law Clinic.   Ms. McGahey worked for The Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, in Manhattan between 1997 and 2002 where she tried several felony and misdemeanor cases.

Erin is admitted to the bar in both California and New York, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court (Northern District and Central District).  She is a member of the DRI, Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (ADC) and National Cannabis Bar Association.  She served as a Chairperson of the Toxic Tort Sub-Law Committee for the ADC between 2010 and 2016 and organized annual seminars for presentations to its members. She is currently serving as Associate Editor of Defense Comment magazine, published by the ADC of Northern California ans is a contributor to the Past President’s Highlight feature.  She is also the published author of “Unsettled – Inside the Strange World of Asbestos Lawsuits” in the Spring 2018 edition of Defense Comment, and “Is Hernandezcueva A Dog With a Bark Bigger Than Its Bite?” in the Fall 2016 edition of Defense Comment. 

Erin finds time in her busy schedule to actively participate in several charitable organizations dedicated to raising money to find a cure for breast cancer and ALS.

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