Erin Brooks is a member of the Environmental and Commercial Litigation Client Service Groups. Her diverse practice focuses primarily on environmental law and complex civil litigation and covers a wide range of matters across all major environmental areas, including all phases of litigation, regulatory and enforcement actions, site investigation and remediation, transactional matters, and compliance counseling. Ms. Brooks also has substantial experience counseling and defending occupational safety and health (OSHA) matters.
Ms. Brooks has also served as independent counsel for board committees involving corporate governance matters. She is experienced at managing litigation support teams to conduct large-scale investigations. In this capacity, Ms. Brooks has played a critical role in evaluating potential compliance issues for the purpose of identifying and implementing appropriate remediation.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Brooks served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Kathianne Knaup Crane on the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District. During law school, she served as a law clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri. She also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.