Erin McGahey

Erin McGahey

Erin McGahey is Of Counsel in the San Francisco office of Demler Armstrong and Rowland and is a member of the Landlord-Tenant, General Liability and Toxic Tort practice groups.  Her current focus is representing property owners in landlord/tenant disputes defending individuals in habitability claims and wrongful eviction.  Her practice also includes general liability defending claims involving property damage and personal injury. She is a seasoned attorney 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 worked for The Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, in Manhattan between 1997 and 2002 before changing paths to pursue a career in civil litigation.

Erin’s diverse experience in litigation provides her a unique ability to evaluate liability, causation and damages issues, and to investigate the merits of each case to determine how to best further a client’s interests, whether it be settlement or trial.  She works closely with each client to develop a relationship based on trust and understanding.  She is committed to hard work to serve the needs of each individual client, execute what needs to be accomplished in any lawsuit and to secure successful results.

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 and Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (ADC).  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 and is a contributor to the Past President’s Highlight feature.

Long Beach

4500 E. Pacific Coast Highway, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90804

San Francisco

101 Montgomery St., Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104


3626 Fair Oaks Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, California 95864

Walnut Creek

1990 N California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596