Fibich Leebron Copeland & Briggs

Speaker Bio

After graduating cum laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts, Erin Copeland went on to earn her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law. She has been with Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson ever since, claiming a place as the only female partner. Erin represents personal injury cases in both state and federal courts across the country.

Erin is currently licensed to practice law in Texas and Missouri, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Southern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Texas, and other jurisdictions by pro hac vice admission. She was recently honored to be admitted to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, and has also been certified as an Attorney Ad Litem in Texas.

Erin Copeland is proud to be the only female who 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 multidistrict litigation pending in the Southern District of West Virginia. She is also the only female to be appointed as State-Federal Liaison Counsel for the Pradaxa MDL.

Aside from handling a wide array of injury cases, Erin also manages transvaginal mesh cases for Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson. She has even served as one of the lead lawyers in a Florida transvaginal mesh case, which resulted in a favorable verdict for four injured women. She is also part of a team of attorneys who represent hundreds of victims in dangerous drug cases.


When to see them

October 8

9:30 am What: The Anatomy of a Mass Tort Project
1:30 pm BREAKOUT: Empowering Women in Law: Strategies for Success and Independence – It’s All About the Money!

October 9

9:00 am The Dangers and Chaos of Evaluating a New Mass Tort Project: DON'T GET IT WRONG!
4:30 pm Court-Appointed Neutrals in Mass Torts

October 10

9:00 am Suboxone Litigation Update
1:00 pm Quick Hits on Mass Tort Projects